Adriaen van Stalbemt's captivating artwork, "Hecuba discovering the body of Polydorus," is currently on auction at Christie's. The oil painting on copper measures 11¼ x 14 inches (28.5 x 35.5 cm.) and features the artist's signature monogram 'AS' on a rock in the lower right corner. With a starting bid of $24,000, this masterpiece awaits its fortunate new owner.
The painting depicts a poignant scene from Greek mythology, as Hecuba discovers her son Polydorus' lifeless body. Van Stalbemt skillfully captures the sorrow and anguish portrayed by Hecuba, making it a compelling work of art that commands attention and evokes deep emotions.
As one of Antwerp's renowned artists from the 17th century, Adriaen van Stalbemt leaves an indelible mark with his attention to detail and mastery of composition. His use of oil on copper enhances the richness and depth of colors in this poignant masterpiece.
The lack of previous bids presents an opportunity for collectors or art enthusiasts to secure this mesmerizing piece for themselves. With its historical significance and artistic prowess, "Hecuba discovering the body of Polydorus" is sure to be an excellent addition to any discerning collector's repertoire.
Do not miss out on your chance to acquire a remarkable artwork steeped in mythology and masterful craftsmanship. Head over to Christie's before February 2, 2024, when this auction ends, and place your best bid on Adriaen van Stalbemt's extraordinary creation. Let this awe-inspiring artwork grace your collection and captivate viewers with its emotional power and artistic brilliance.
Remember: The excitement of the auction awaits, bringing a chance to own and appreciate a masterpiece like no other.
Platform : Christie's
Latest Bid : $24,000
Auction End : Feb 02, 2024
Source : Christie's