Picture Gallery. BRUSSELS. 12. Route. 83
Seghers and Er. Quellin, Flowers, with a head of Christ in the
centre; 366. Isaac van Nickele (A. 1703), Interior of the Groote
Kerk at Haarlem; 386. P. Pourbus, Portrait of J. van der Gheenst,
Sheriff of Bruges; 295. M. d'Hondecoeter, Entrance of a park. —
Entrance-wall: 259. F. Duchatel, Two little girls; above, 220.
Ph. de Champaigne, Portrait of himself (1668).
Room VI. 221. J. B. de Champaigne, Assumption. Side-wall.
Four large pictures by G. de Crayer: 247. Adoration of the Shep¬
herds , 235. Miraculous draught of fishes, one of the painter's best
works, 236. Martyrdom of St. Blaise, painted in 1667 when the
artist was 86 (duplicate in Ghent, sec p. 44), 246. Conversion of
St. Julian. 509. Unknown Master, Portrait. —End-wall: 167. Lud.
Bakhuisenfi), Sea-piece (1662) ; 420. Gericault (1820) , St. Martin
dividing his cloak with a beggar, copy of a work by Rubens in
Windsor Castle; 409. Rubens, Coronation of the Virgin.— In
the corner between the two doors: 395. J. van Ravesteyn, Portrait.
— Right Wall: 181, 182. Ferd.Bol, Portraits; between these, 178.
Karel Em. Biset, Tell and the apple, with the members of the St.
Sebastian Archery Guild represented as onlookers ; 301. J. B. Huys-
mans, Landscape with animals; 488,489. Marten de Vos, Portraits;
between, 439. J. Siberechts, Farm.— Entrance-wall: 361. P. Neefs,
Interior of Antwerp Cathedral; 298, 299. Huchtenburgh, Battles.
Adjoining is the Salle Flamande, an irregularly-shaped room
with a carved wooden chimney-piece and wainscoting, and leather
hangings of the 17th cent.; it contains at present cartoons and
ecclesiastical compositions by J. Swerts and Guffens, and the latter's
large cartoon for the mural painting at Ypres (see p. 27); also copies
of a painting by Jan van Eyck at Madrid and of another by Cam-
pana at Seville. The windows command a good view of the lower
town. We now (comp. the Plan, p. 79) enter the —
Large Gallery , which is divided by clustered columns into
five sections. Beside the pillars in each section are four bronze
busts of Flemish painters; in the first section, to the right, Rubens,
to the left, Jordaens.
First Section. To the right and left of the entrance : 209, 208.
Ph. de Champaigne, SS. Stephen and Ambrose. Then farther on, to
the left: 310. Jordaens, Allegorical representation of fertility;
309. Jordaens, St. Martin casting out a devil; *415, *416. Peter Paul
Rubens, Portraits, over life-size, of the Archduke Albert and his
consort, the Infanta Isabella, painted for the triumphal arch erected
on their entry into Antwerp (see p. xvii); between, 407. Rubens,
Assumption of the Virgin, the principal figure poor, painted for
the church of the Carmelites at Antwerp; 265, 264. Ant. van
Dyck, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Anthony of Padua; 408. Ru¬
bens, Pieta (faded). — End-wall: 339. Peeler Meert, The masters
of the Guild of Fishmongers in Brussels; 405. Rubens, Way to Gol¬
gotha, painted in 1637 for the Abbey of Afflighem; 490. Corn, de