OOST, Jacob van, the Elder
(b. 1603, Brugge, d. 1671, Brugge)
Oil on canvas, 301 x 181 cm
Groeninge Museum, Bruges
The Saint Martin came from a series Van Oost presented to Saint Trudo's Abbey in Bruges. It comprises a vast, theatrically constructed scene with strongly contrasting lighting.
The painting is signed lower left.