(b. 1643, Made, d. 1706, Den Haag)

Artist and Model Looking at an Ancient Statue by Lamplight

Oil on canvas, 44 x 35 cm
Private collection

This canvas is a beautiful example of Schalken's nocturnal imagery. An artist and his model inspect a Hellenistic statue of a crouching Aphrodite by the light of an oil lamp.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.