Arcadian Landscape with a Ceremonial Sacrifice, Jan van Huysum, c. 1700 - c. 1749

Arcadian Landscape with a Ceremonial Sacrifice, Jan van Huysum, c. 1700 - c. 1749

copper (metal), h 57cm × w 68cm More details

These two scenes are painted on copper, a support that allowed Van Huysum to achieve a remarkably smooth and shiny result. Depicted are Arcadian, or idyllic, landscapes, with temples and figures from Classical antiquity. They are small gems intended for an art lover’s collection.

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