Christoffel van den Berghe

1588/9 - 1628

Christ with St John the Evangelist and Nicodemus seated at a Table in a candlelit Interior

Medium:

Oil on Copper

Category:

Interior

Dimensions:

22.6(h) x 16.5(w) cms

Signed:

Signed and dated lower left: "CV/BERGHE/1617"

Essay:

This rare religious subject by the painter is dated 1617 and so along with a flower still life in the Philadelphia Museum of Art they represent the earliest dated works by the painter.

Provenance:

Mrs Speelman, London;
with Sam Nijstad, The Hague, October 1957;
Purchased in September 1958 by Dr. George S. Heyer, Jr. (1930-2015), USA