Lot 1598. Adam Elsheimer

Starting price:€ 5 500
Auction date:02.12.2018   12:00
ID 139718
Lot 1598Adam Elsheimer
(1578 In Frankfurt - 1610, Rome) RadiusThe Baptism Of ChristThe center of the composition, the baptism by John the Baptist, surrounded by groups of figures and angels, and above them the Hl. Spirit in the form of a dove, in a mystical light illumined cloud. Is embedded the scene in a mountainous, imaginative, ideal landscape with a rising sun. The artistically outstanding, and detail rich nature of representation and the depiction of light show evident references to the Oeuvre Elsheimers, during his lifetime most important and influential German Masters of the early Baroque period, from 1600, in Rome. His minutely subtle, mostly on copper-painted Cabinet pictures inspired others, Lorrain, Poussin, Rembrandt and Rubens. Oil/Oak Panel. Verso old label with hand written. Name & write-up in French as well as other labels with numbers. 35 cm x 53 cm. Neo-Classical Framework.Oil on oak panel. Old label with inscription and attribution to Elsheimer on the reverse.

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