Studio of Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678)
An Apostle holding a book
oil on panel
25 x 19 in. (64 x 49 cm.)
in a carved and gilded frame. The reverse is stamped with the coat-of-arms of the city of Antwerp and a panel maker's mark.
The present picture derives from the left hand figure in Jordaens's The Four Evangelists, datable to 1625-1630, in the Louvre, Paris.