7 July 2010
Hans Rottenhammer I (Munich 1564-1625 Augsburg)
Venus reclining in a wooded landscape, attended by putti
oil on copper
11 x 14¼ in. (27.9 x 36.2 cm.)
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Hans Rottenhammer: begehrt - vergessen - neu entdeckt, exhibition catalogue, Weserrenaissance-Museum Schloss Brake, Nationalgalerie in Prague, Munich, 2008, p. 40, fig. 59.
We are grateful to Dr. Luuk Pijl for confirming the attribution after inspection of the original. The attribution was also confirmed by Dr. Klaus Ertz who considered it a collaborative work with Jan Breughel the Elder (certificate dated January 1987).
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