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Simon de Vos
1603 - 1676
Simon de Vos was born in Antwerp, and was first taught by Cornelis de Vos. He was then in the studio of Rubens, with whom he collaborated. He died in Antwerp. He painted historical, genre and portrait subjects.
Christ knew Lazarus and his sisters, Martha and Mary, who sent for him when Lazarus became sick. He didn‘t go at once: Lazarus lived in Bethany, where Christ had been stoned for his radical preaching and his disciples were reluctant for him to return. On hearing that Lazarus was dead they set off...