Reclining Venus, Lambert Sustris (attributed to), c. 1540 - c. 1560

Reclining Venus, Lambert Sustris (attributed to), c. 1540 - c. 1560

oil on canvas, h 116cm × w 186cm × d 10.5cm × w 44kg More details

Born in Amsterdam, Sustris spent most of his career in Italy. In Venice, he was a close associate of the leading painter Titian. In this work, Sustris used as a model one of Titian’s most celebrated paintings, the so-called Venus of Urbino, but he gave his figure an elegant, more mannered pose.

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