OOST, Jacob van, the Elder
(b. 1603, Brugge, d. 1671, Brugge)
The Artist's Studio1666
Oil on canvas, 111,5 x 150,5 cm
Groeninge Museum, Bruges
The painting is an allegory of the academic doctrine of beauty, in which the example of Classical Antiquity and draughtsmanship were central.
It is signed and dated lower right.