Cock, Jan Wellens de

Flemish, (c.1480-before 1527)

  • Jan Wellens de Cock - The Temptation of St. Anthony
  • The Temptation of St. Anthony

  • (c. 1526), oil on panel
  • 19.2 x 24.5 in. (48.6 x 62.2 cm.)
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Editor’s Note:

    In the image above pig lies near St. Anthony’s feet, between the saint and the tree. See detail of pig below:

    pig

  • Jan Wellens de Cock - Temptation of Saint Anthony
  • Temptation of Saint Anthony

  • (ndg.), oil on wood
  • 21.5 x 26.5 in (54.6 x 67.3 cm.)
  • Norton Museum of Arts
  • Editor’s Note:

    In this image, the pig lies near the left border beside St. Anthony. See detail of pig below:

    pig

About the Artist

Jan Wellens de Cock, Flemish, (c.1480-before 1527). Jan (Jon) Wellens de Cock was a Flemish painter and draughtsman. He also painted at least two other non-pig ‘Temptations.’ One in is currently in Geneva at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, the other at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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