The Dutch artist Joachim Wtewael (1566-1638) used to be a heritage painter in particular widespread for his miraculous small work on copper. The Getty's Museum's Mars and Venus stunned by means of Vulcan is certainly one of his most interesting works during this surprisingly hard medium. notwithstanding merely 8 inches excessive, this Mannerist work includes 11 figures in 3 assorted areas, captured in a dramatically complicated second from the well-known tale instructed via Ovid in his Metamorphoses. one other contribution to the Getty Museum experiences on Art sequence, this publication incorporates a dialogue of Wtewael's portray in addition to an in depth research of the wider context during which the paintings was once created.
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