Last Judgment

The figures in this highly detailed masterpiece are carefully organized according to celestial hierarchy, which allows the viewer to identify a great number of them by their positions and by the iconographic attributes they hold. The support for this painting is copper. The smoothness of the thin copper sheet allows the artist to apply the […]

The Finding of Moses

Considered the most important painter of the first generation of Dutch Italianate artists, Poelenburgh excelled at painting female nudes within biblical or mythological scenes set in Italianate landscapes bathed in warm southern light. Accordingly, although the title of our painting is The Finding of Moses, clearly the subject is secondary to the depiction of the […]