Offered by Poisson et Associés
Paintings, sculptures and art objects from the 15th to the 17th century
This painting represents The Calvary and the two larrons.
This painting is attributed to Louis de Caullery (1580-1621).
When he was forteen, he settled in Flanders to improve his painting and drawing with Joost de Momper.
In 1602, he was received as master et become disciple of Paul Vriedman de Vries (know for his architectural works).
He traveled in Italy, a initiatory journey and essential for all "serious" artist of the time.
Some historians dispute the existence of this trip but in the work of Caullery there are some scene representing Venise, Florence, and Rome.
The reputation of Louis de Caullery rests on the quality of his genre paintings, his hability and his precision in the representation of buildings, in the treatment of the perspective and by the variety of his subjects : Carnival on Ice, Fireworks, gathering in the open air, Allegory of the five senses and painting of meeting in the spirit of Fontainebleau school.
His style is caracterised on the one hand, by the height of his characteres, their plain faces, their elegant postures, and on the other hand a pallet inflenced by italian master which turned out to be an innovation in Flanders : half tones, yellow, ochres, Veronese green and burgundy red.
12 000 €