OOST, Jacob van, the Elder
(b. 1603, Brugge, d. 1671, Brugge)

The Artist's Studio

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.