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King Midas Judging the Musical Contest between Pan and Apollo

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Glauber, a Dutch painter who worked in Rome for a period, is recognized for his ability to produce classical landscape paintings. Vistas of Italian hill cities were embellished with poetic lighting, ancient ruins, and imaginative flora in order to provide an idealized setting for mythological or...

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Inscription

Lower right: I GLAUB [...]

Provenance

By 1978, Somerville and Simpson, Ltd., London; 1979, sold by Somerville and Simpson to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 20, 1979)

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

about 1700

Dimensions

67.3 x 90.8 cm (26 1/2 x 35 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.287

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings