Christ with the Scholars


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Christ with the Scholars

Estimated price: € 200 / 400
USD: 214 / 428 $GBP: 169 / 338 £
Starting price:  100
  • USD: 107 €
  • GBP: 85 €
  • USD: 107 $
  • GBP: 85 £
USD: 107 $GBP: 85 £

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Christ with the Scholars

Christ with the Scholars
Flemish, 17th century
Oil on coffered oak panel
56 x 90 cm, with frame 75 x 105 cm

This painting, created by a Flemish painter in the 17th century, vividly depicts the biblical scene of Jesus among the scholars. The composition introduces the viewer to the scene through a clerical figure in dialogue with a nobleman on the far right. This emphasised interaction forms the counterpoint to Christ, who is positioned on the far left in the middle ground. Between these two focal points is a dynamic gathering of seated figures and listeners on horseback, all of whom appear to be listening attentively to Jesus.

The scene is set in an idyllic landscape with dark trees in rich shades of green and brown, creating a calm and contemplative atmosphere. The left side of the painting, behind Christ, opens up to a cloudy sky. Christ gestures towards the group surrounding him, emphasising his role as teacher and central figure.

What is particularly remarkable about this painting are the bright red colours, which stand out from the otherwise muted colour palette. Christ’s cloak and the nobleman’s dress, as well as the feathers on his hat, are painted in bright shades of red, which catch the viewer’s eye. The use of this colour emphasises the importance of the figures and gives the composition a dynamic contrast.

The attention to detail and the artist’s ability to tell a story through colour and composition reflect the Flemish Baroque style’s emphasis on dramatic realism and emotional engagement. This painting not only captures a moment of profound teaching, but also invites the viewer to immerse themselves in the rich interplay between the figures and the serene landscape.


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