KUNST, Cornelis Cornelisz.
(b. 1493, Leiden, d. 1544, Leiden)

Scenes from the Life of St. Anthony Abbot

Oil on panel, 55 x 44 cm
Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden

Cornelis Cornelisz. Kunst was a Dutch painter, the younger son and pupil of Cornelis Engebrechts. His elder brother Pieter Cornelisz. Kunst was also a painter, they worked together in Bruges in the 1530s.

The painting shows five scenes from the life of St. Anthony Abbot, a popular saint in the Renaissance.

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