SCHOOR, Aelbert Jansz. van der
(b. ca. 1603, Utrecht, d. ca. 1672, Utrecht)
Esther and Mordecai1643
Oil on canvas, 142 x 174 cm
This painting shows Esther singing before Mordecai. The subject of this painting is taken from the Biblical Book of Esther. According to the Bible, Esther was a Jewish queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus.