LORME, Anthonie de
(b. ca. 1610, Tournai, d. 1673, Rotterdam)
Interior of a Church1650s
Oil on panel, 118 x 157 cm
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.