Auctions → 7 and 8 May 2021: Jewellery and Watches - Art and Antiques → Art and Antiques → Jan Brueghel d.J.: Diana and her Nymphes discovered by Satyrs
Oil/copper, 27,5 x 39,5 cm, min. rest. - The painting was created in the late 1620s by Jan Brueghel the Younger in cooperation with Hendrik van Balen (1575-1632). According to Ertz the landscape, the animals and the hunting equipment are painted by Brueghel, the five figures in the foreground are by Balen. - Expertise: Klaus Ertz, 1.7.2019, confirms the authenticity. - Provenance: Private collection Lower Saxony. - Flemish history, landscape and flower painter, son and pupil of Jan B. the Elder. In 1622 he travelled to Italy, after his father's death in 1625 he returned and took over his flourishing workshop. Later he worked also for the Brussels court and the Paris tapestry manufacture. He continued his father's work. His landscapes, often allowing a view to a misty distance show a delicate perspective of colours, his minutely painted flowers captived by the jewel-like refinement. Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Florence (Uffizi), London (Nat. Gal.), Milan (Brera) a. others. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, K. Ertz: J. Brueghel d.J, WVZ, 1984 a. others.