Bartholomeus Spranger

Mercury Carries Psyche to Mount Olympus



Bartholomeus Spranger - Mercury Carries Psyche to Mount Olympus



Bartholomeus Spranger
Mercury Carries Psyche to Mount Olympus
c. 1576-77
93 x 132 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Christie's, London, 7 December 2017


Literature

Metzler 19


Provenance

(Probably) Given by the artist to Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552-1612), in 1576, inv. no. 879
anonymous sale, Internationales Kunst und Auktionshaus, Berlin, 9 May 1933, nr. 231
with Wolfgang Gurlitt Galerie, Munich, 1962
anonymous sale, Lempertz, Cologne, 18 November 1965, nr. 201
acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owner and restituted to the heirs of Dr. Curt Glaser, October 2017
sale Christie's, London, 7 December 2017, nr. 13

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