The Dutch artist Joachim Wtewael (1566-1638) used to be a historical past painter specifically well known for his superb small work on copper. The Getty's Museum's Mars and Venus shocked through Vulcan is one in every of his best works during this strangely challenging medium. notwithstanding in simple terms 8 inches excessive, this Mannerist work includes 11 figures in 3 various areas, captured in a dramatically complicated second from the well-known tale informed by means of Ovid in his Metamorphoses. one other contribution to the Getty Museum reviews on Art sequence, this e-book encompasses a dialogue of Wtewael's portray in addition to a close research of the wider context within which the paintings was once created.
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