Pride and persecution jan steens old testament scenes jan steen is one of the most engaging and brilliant artists of the 17th century dutch golden age best known for humourous gently moralising scenes of everyday life he also produced some 70 remarkable paintings narrating scenes from the bible and classical mythology and history. Pride and persecution jan steens old testament scenes barber institute of fine arts some will have known already that steen also painted hefty scenes illustrating complex moments in the old testament but i wasnt one of them the whole show is a surprise to me so too is the light it shines on the width of steens ambition . Pride and persecution jan steens old testament scenes exhibition 27 october 2017 21 january 2018 in addition to the famous scenes of everyday life jan steen also also produced a remarkable group of at least 60 history paintings with subjects taken from the bible and classical mythology and history. Pride and persecution jan steens old testament scenes the barber institute of fine arts birmingham united kingdom centered around jan steens the wrath of ahasuerus in the barbers collection this exhibition considers steen as history painter and the influence of contemporary dutch theater on painting. Pride and persecution jan steens old testament scenes utrecht university will consider how steens old testament scenes have been received and understood over the years from records of their initial commissioning sale to the first direct accounts of them in the eighteenth century steens approach to this subject matter may be
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