16 Works, Today, June1st. is Maerten van Heemskerck’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #150

Workshop of Maerten Jacobsz. van Heemskerck
Le triomphe de la Guerre/ The triumph of war
Oak panel
69 x 100 cm
Private collection

Maerten van Heemskerck or Marten Jacobsz Heemskerk van Veen (1 June 1498–1 October 1574) was a Dutch portrait and religious painter, who spent most of his career in Haarlem. He was a pupil of Jan van Scorel, and adopted his teacher’s Italian-influenced style. He spent the years 1532–6 in Italy. He produced many designs for engravers, and is especially known for his depictions of the Wonders of the World…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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