Gerrit Dou (Leiden 1613-1675)

was a Dutch Golden Age painter, whose small, highly polished paintings are typical of the Leiden fijnschilders. He specialised in genre scenes and is noted for his niche paintings and candlelit night-scenes with strong chiaroscuro. He was a student of Rembrandt.
An astronomer in his study
Price realised
USD 50,400
A hermit saint reading in a cave
Price realised
USD 482,500
A young lady playing a clavichord
Price realised
USD 3,330,500