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The Interior of a Gothic Church looking East
Hendrick van Steenwyck the Younger and Jan Brueghel the Elder

The building has not been identified. A christening party enters from the right. Beyond them a priest celebrates Mass and a funeral procession approaches the high altar. The paintings hanging in the church depict the Walk to Emmaus and Christ and the Woman of Samaria.

The architecture was painted by Steenwyck, but the figures are probably by Jan Brueghel the Elder (see Steenwyck's other painting of the same title 'The Interior of a Gothic Church Looking East', where comparable figures are depicted).

Key facts
Artist Hendrick van Steenwyck the Younger and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Artist dates active by 1604; died 1649; 1568 - 1625
Full title The Interior of a Gothic Church looking East
Date made 1615
Medium and support Oil on copper
Dimensions 25.6 x 40.2 cm
Inscription summary Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit Bequeathed by Henry Callcott Brunning, 1907
Inventory number NG2204
Location in Gallery Not on display
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