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Joachim Wtewael

Mars and Venus Surprised by Vulcan

Joachim Wtewael( )
Author: Lowenthal, Anne W.
Series title:Getty Museum Studies on Art Ser.
Publication Date:May 1995
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

The Dutch artist Joachim Wtewael (1566-1638) was a history painter especially admired for his astonishing small paintings on copper. The Getty's Museum's Mars and Venus Surprised by Vulcan is one of his finest works in this unusually demanding medium. Though only eight inches high, this Mannerist paintings contains eleven figures in three different spaces, captured in a dramatically complex moment from the famous story told by Ovid in his Metamorphoses. Another contribution to the...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.449 x 9.204 x 0.259 Inches
Book Weight:0.691 Pounds

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