Willem Jacob Herreyns – St. John the Baptist i…

Willem Jacob Herreyns – St. John the Baptist in the desert – 1813

Willem Jacob Herreyns (Antwerp, 10 June 1743 – Antwerp, 10 August 1827) was a Flemish painter of history subjects and portraits. He is regarded as one of the last painters in the tradition of the Flemish Baroque and the last follower of Peter Paul Rubens.