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The Gods of Olympus

The Gods of Olympus

Maarten van Heemskerck (in 1556)

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Title The Gods of Olympus
Material and technique Oil on panel
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 98 cm
Height 55.7 cm
Artists Schilder: Maarten van Heemskerck
Accession number 2964 (OK)
Credits Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Vrienden van het Erasmiaans Gymnasium
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1978
Age artist Unknown
Exhibitions Van Eyck tot Bruegel (1994)
BABEL - Oude meesters terug uit Japan / Old Masters Back from Japan (2018)
Maarten van Heemskerck - Het oude Rome herleeft / Ancient Rome Relives (2012)
External exhibitions Collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Bruegel’s ‘The Tower of Babel’ and Great 16th Century Masters (2017)
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Maarten van Heemskerck

Heemskerk 1498 - Haarlem 1574

Maerten van Heemskerck studied between 1527 and 1529 with Jan van Scorel in Haarlem, who had returned from Italy several years previously. Subsequently, in 1532...

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