A Bacchanalian Feast by Johann Liss

Precocious and short-lived artist, German by birth but trained in the Netherlands before moving to Venice where he died of the plague.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
34 x 27 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £22,500)
Acquired in:
1978
Vendor:
Colnaghi

Influenced by Rubens and pupil Jordaens.

Provenance

Initials 'AG' on back of panel in 18th/ early 19th Century; Christie's, July 1977.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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