Venus and Adonis in a landscape

artist: 
Momper (Joos De)
Venus and Adonis in a landscape
Venus and Adonis in a landscape
layer & technique: 

oil on oak panel

dimensions: 

16,6 X 43,6 cm

date: 
c.1605
description: 

 A landscape painted by Joost De Momper, front left, Venus, Adonis and amor painted by Hendrik Van Baelen, animals(dogs) painted by Jan Brueghel the elder.

 

marks: 

 On the rear in pen(chinese ink): "Valckenisse"

sources / external links: 

 Possibly part of a series, De Momper made for Philips van Valckenisse as wall ornaments. Pannelling near the ceiling.

vgl. "mountain landscape with Venus and Adonis" Kopenhagen, Schloss Rosenberg (Ertz, josse de Momper der jûngere luca verlag 1986 kat.550) dating between 1605 and 1610.

     Mountain landscape with Venus and Adonis"whereabouts unknown (Ertz id.ibid., kat 55) dating between1600 and 1610.