POST, Pieter Jansz
(b. 1608, Haarlem, d. 1669, 's Gravenhage)

Italianate Landscape with the Parting of Jacob and Laban

c. 1630
Oil on panel
Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem

A diagonal composition: on the left a panoramic view, on the right a Roman ruin. Post was an architect and worked mainly as assistant to Jacob van Campen. He used classical elements in his architecture and in his paintings.