(b. 1597, Antwerpen, d. 1637, Antwerpen)

The Card Players

Oil on canvas
Residenzgalerie, Salzburg

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.

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