A Vision of Purgatory

Jacob Isaacsz van Swanenburgh

1571 - Leiden - 1638

A Vision of Purgatory

Oil on panel
50,3 x 77,8 cm

We are grateful to Rüdiger Klessmann, Augsburg, who has examined the original and confirmed the attribution. An essay on the painting is in preparation.

Related works are in the collections of the Narodowne Muzeum, Danzig, Aeneas and Sibilla in the Underworld, dated c. 1625 and the Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden, Charon`s Barge in Hades, dated 1620/30.

Private collection, Great Britain