When a painting comes to live: get to know Flemish artist Adam de Coster

When a painting comes to live: get to know Flemish artist Adam de Coster

Little is known of Adam de Coster, the Flemish candlelight painter famous for his stunning nocturnes of Caravaggio-like subjects.

In this video, Sotheby’s brings to life A Young Woman Holding a Distaff Before a Lit Candle, a highlight of Sotheby’s Master Paintings & Sculpture Evening auction on 25 January.

Enjoy.

 

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