Object Title

Painting - Venus at the forge of Vulcan

Painting - Venus at the forge of Vulcan

Date

1601-1630

Object Number

I.38

Provenance

Purchased, 1952, with a contribution from Sir James Mann, the then Master of the Armouries.

Physical Description

Oil painting on canvas. One of a set of the four elements, representing the element of Fire, depicting Venus at the Forge of Vulcan. It is of the type usually attributed to Jan Bruegel or Jan van Kessel of which many variants exist.

Dimensions

Dimensions: 24 in. x 38 in.

Associations

Places Flanders