WET, Gerrit de
(b. 1616, Amsterdam, d. 1674, Leiden)
Finding of Moses in the Nile1650
Oil on panel, 48 x 64 cm
Amstelkring Museum, Amsterdam
Vividly De Wet illustrated the Bible story in which the infant Moses was found by Pharaoh's daughter in a reed basket floating on the Nile. The princess and her ladies-in-waiting look with surprise at the find.
Gerrit (Gerardus) de Wet was a follower and imitator of Rembrandt.