The Card Players
Theodor ROMBOUTS (1597 - 1637)

Oil on canvas

Theodor ROMBOUTS: The Card Players

Resizenzgalerie, 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.