Fabritius, Barent

Dutch, (1624-1673)

  • Barent Fabritius - The Slaughtered Pig
  • The Slaughtered Pig

  • (1656), oil on canvas
  • 40.4 x 28.2 in. (102.5 x 71.5 cm.)
  • Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

About the Artist

Barent Fabritius, Dutch, (1624-1673). Barent Fabritius was a Dutch painter of portraits and of biblical, mythological, and historical scenes, most of which have been lost.

Barent Fabritius was the son of Pieter Carlesz Fabritius (1598-1653), and brother of Carel Fabritius (1622-1654), both were also artists. He also studied under Rembrandt and Vermeer was later one of his pupils.

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