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In the Gallery: David Called from His Flock by Carl Ruthart, c. 1672



Written by Jocelyn Boigenzahn, Curatorial Intern From 1663 to 1664, Ruthart studied Flemish animal painting, especially the work of Jan Fyt and Frans Snyders.  In his own paintings he generally depicted hunts and animals, fighting or at rest, skillfully integrating them into the surrounding scenery. He varied the themes of his paintings by depicting animals […]

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