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Hermitage - "Old Woman Reading a Book", by Gerrit Dou

Gerrit Dou (1613 - 1675), Dutch 'golden age' painter, typical paintings of the Leiden School. He was a student of Rembrandt, specialized in genre scenes and well-known for his moody night-scene by candle light.

 

Hermitage 2nd floor, Room 250 - Paintings of the Dutch and Flemish schools

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Taken sometime in 2008