Pieter Lastman

Pieter Lastman
Years of life: 1583 – 1633
Artist's students: Rembrandt, Jan Lievens
Art Movement: Baroque, Dutch Golden Age
Genre: Religious , Mythology , Military art
Country: Netherlands
Century: XVII

Known chiefly as Rembrandt’s teacher. He painted pictures of narrative characters with exaggerated facial expressions and gestures but spoiled by over-fussy, anecdotal detail.

Pieter Lastman’s major works are Abraham on the Way to Canaan, 1614 (St. Petersburg: Hermitage Museum); Juno Discovering Jupiter with Io, 1618 (London: National Gallery).

References:

  1. Robert Cumming. Art: complete encyclopedia. – 512 p. – Moscow: Astrel, 2005.

Artworks:

  • Orestes and Pylades Disputing at the Altar

    1614

    Orestes and Pylades Disputing at the Altar  •  1614

  • David handing over a letter to Uriah

    1619

    David handing over a letter to Uriah  •  1619

  • Farewell to Hagar

    1612

    Farewell to Hagar  •  1612

  • Saint John on the Isle of Patmos

    1613

    Saint John on the Isle of Patmos   •  1613

  • Entombment of Christ

    1612

    Entombment of Christ   •  1612

  • Odysseus and Nausicaa

    1619

    Odysseus and Nausicaa   •  1619

  • The Triumphal Entry of Mordecai

    1617

    The Triumphal Entry of Mordecai   •  1617

  • The Angel of the Lord Preventing Abraham from Sacrificing his Son Isaac

    1616

    The Angel of the Lord Preventing Abraham from Sacrificing his Son Isaac   •  1616

  • Haman begging the mercy of Esther (Esther 7:6-7)

    1618-1619

    Haman begging the mercy of Esther (Esther 7:6-7)  •  1618-1619

  • The flight into Egypt

    1608

    The flight into Egypt  •  1608

  • King David Handing the Letter to Uriah

    1611

    King David Handing the Letter to Uriah  •  1611

  • The sacrifice of Abraham

    1612

    The sacrifice of Abraham  •  1612

  • Joseph Selling Corn in Egypt

    1612

    Joseph Selling Corn in Egypt  •  1612

  • Hagar and the Angel

    1614

    Hagar and the Angel   •  1614

  • Abraham on the Road to Canaan

    1614

    Abraham on the Road to Canaan  •  1614

  • Christ and the woman of Canaan

    1617

    Christ and the woman of Canaan  •  1617

  • Paul and Barnabas at Lystra

    1617

    Paul and Barnabas at Lystra   •  1617

  • St John the Baptist Preaching

    1627

    St John the Baptist Preaching  •  1627

  • Odysseus and Minerva

    1625

    Odysseus and Minerva  •  1625

  • Abraham and the Three Angels

    1623

    Abraham and the Three Angels   •  1623

  • The Raising of Lazarus

    1622

    The Raising of Lazarus  •  1622

  • The baptism of the Eunuch

    1620

    The baptism of the Eunuch   •  1620

  • The Rest on The Flight into Egypt

    1620

    The Rest on The Flight into Egypt   •  1620

  • The Angel Raphael Takes Leave of Old Tobit and his Son Tobias

    1618

    The Angel Raphael Takes Leave of Old Tobit and his Son Tobias   •  1618

  • Juno discovering Jupiter with Io

    1618

    Juno discovering Jupiter with Io  •  1618

  • Dido's Sacrifice to Juno

    1630

    Dido's Sacrifice to Juno  •  1630

  • The Triumph of Sesostris

    1631

    The Triumph of Sesostris  •  1631

  • The Good Samaritan tending the wounds of the traveller

    1612-1615

    The Good Samaritan tending the wounds of the traveller   •  1612-1615

  • Tobias and the Angel

    1610s

    Tobias and the Angel  •  1610s

  • Jonah and the Whale

    1621

    Jonah and the Whale   •  1621

  • The Resurrection

    1612

    The Resurrection   •  1612

  • Balaam and the Ass

    1622

    Balaam and the Ass   •  1622

  • David in the temple

    1618

    David in the temple  •  1618

  • Battle at the Milvian Bridge

    1613

    Battle at the Milvian Bridge  •  1613

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