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Heraclitus

Abraham Janssens (Antwerpen 1575 - Antwerpen 1632), workshop


Heraclitus

Lot-No. 392

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Oil/wood, 46 x 35 cm, up. le. inscribed 'Heraclytus', on the reverse Christie's block stamp, min. rest. - Flemish history painter, a main master of northern alpine mannerism. J. became an apprentice of J. Snellinck around 1584. After a trip to Rome he became master of the Antwerp Guild of St. Luke in 1601. He is considered the most important history painter of his homeland before Rubens. His works still decorate many churches in Flanders. Mus.: Madrid (Prado), Vienna (Kunsthist. Mus.), New York (Metrop. Mus.), Berlin (Gem.-Gal.), Munich (Alte Pinakothek) a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.

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Abraham Janssens: Heraclitus


Abraham Janssens (Antwerpen 1575 - Antwerpen 1632), workshop

Heraclitus

Lot-No. 392

Proceeds : 0,00 €

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Oil/wood, 46 x 35 cm, up. le. inscribed 'Heraclytus', on the reverse Christie's block stamp, min. rest. - Flemish history painter, a main master of northern alpine mannerism. J. became an apprentice of J. Snellinck around 1584. After a trip to Rome he became master of the Antwerp Guild of St. Luke in 1601. He is considered the most important history painter of his homeland before Rubens. His works still decorate many churches in Flanders. Mus.: Madrid (Prado), Vienna (Kunsthist. Mus.), New York (Metrop. Mus.), Berlin (Gem.-Gal.), Munich (Alte Pinakothek) a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.

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