LORME, Anthonie de
(b. ca. 1610, Tournai, d. 1673, Rotterdam)

Interior of a Church

1650s
Oil on panel, 118 x 157 cm
Private collection

The painting depicts the interior of a Renaissance-style church at night with an elegant couple making an entrance. The imaginary view of this interior includes elements taken from actual churches, notably the pulpit from Rotterdam's Laurenskerk.The figures are by Anthonie Palamedesz. who assisted de Lorme, as well as Dirck van Delen, on larger interior scenes.