THOMAS VAN YPEREN, Jan
(b. 1617, Ypres, d. 1673, Wien)
Lamentation over the Dead Christ1661
Oil on canvas, 152 x 128 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
In the 1650s Thomas van Yperen left Antwerp for the German-speaking regions; in 1656 he finally settled in Vienna, where he painted several religious scenes in a classicist style vaguely reminiscent of Rubens.