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Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638)

Joachim Wtewael, Self-Portrait, 1601, oil on panel, Collection Centraal Museum Utrecht, Purchase 1918. © Centraal Museum Utrecht / Adriaan van Dam

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Joachim Wtewael, The Adoration of the Shepherds, 1598, oil on canvas, Collection Centraal Museum Utrecht, Purchase with support from the Vereniging Rembrandt, 1935. © Centraal Museum Utrecht / Ernst Moritz

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Joachim Wtewael, The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, 1600, oil on canvas, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Purchase, Nelson Gallery Foundation, F84-71 / Jamison Miller

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Joachim Wtewael, The Apulian Shepherd, c. 1600–1605, oil on copper, Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection

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Joachim Wtewael, Mars and Venus Surprised by Vulcan, 1604–1608, oil on copper, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program

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Joachim Wtewael, The Golden Age, 1605, oil on copper, Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection, Edward J. Gallagher Jr. Bequest; Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; special funds; and Gift of George Blumenthal, Bequest of Lillian S. Timken, The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Spear Jr., Gift of Mrs. William M. Haupt, from the collection of Mrs. James B. Haggin, special funds, gifts, and bequests, by exchange, 1993. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Joachim Wtewael, Kitchen Scene with the Parable of the Great Supper, 1605, oil on canvas, Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Bpk, Berlin / Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen / Jörg P. Anders / Art Resource, NY

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Joachim Wtewael, Mars, Venus, and Cupid, c. 1610, oil on copper, P. & N. de Boer Foundation, Amsterdam

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Joachim Wtewael, Perseus and Andromeda, 1611, oil on canvas, Musée du Louvre, Paris, Département des Peintures, Gift of the Société des Amis du Louvre, 1982. © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

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Joachim Wtewael, The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis, 1612, oil on copper, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Image © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA / Michael Agee

 

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Joachim Wtewael, The Judgment of Paris, 1615, oil on panel, The National Gallery, London, Bequeathed by Claude Dickason Rotch, 1962. © National Gallery, London / Art Resource, NY 

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Joachim Wtewael, The Kitchen Maid, c. 1620–1625, oil on canvas, Collection Centraal Museum Utrecht, Purchase with support from the Vereniging Rembrandt, 1999. © Centraal Museum Utrecht / Ernst Moritz

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Joachim Wtewael, Moses Striking the Rock, 1624, oil on panel, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund

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Joachim Wtewael, Venus and Amor, c. 1610s?, pen and brown ink, brush and gray ink, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Studio Buitenhof, The Hague

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Joachim Wtewael, Allegory of the Dutch Revolt, The Dutch Maiden Assisted by Prince Maurits of Orange, c. 1612, pen and black ink and gray wash, white gouache, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program

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Joachim Wtewael, The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis, 1622, pen and brown and black inks, brush and gray ink, white gouache, Teylers Museum, Haarlem

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