(b. 1597, Antwerpen, d. 1637, Antwerpen)
The Card Players-
Oil on canvas
The influence of Rubens, the best painter in all genres in the 17th-century Flanders, overlaid that of Caravaggio which had swept over north European painting since before 1600. Rombouts hesitated between Caravaggio and Rubens as can be detected in this picture.