Double portrait (perhaps Titian and his son) (Jan Stephan Van Calcar (1499-1546/50))

Lot 18

Jan Stephan Van Calcar (1499-1546/50)

Double portrait (perhaps Titian and his son)

References: Fototeca Zeri, inv. 92749, envelope 430, card 38833.

Jan Stephan Van Calcar was born in 1499 in the Duchy of Cleves. Vasari counts him among the students of Titian, in whose school he entered in 1536, where he was accepted after seeing the accurate copies of the master’s works. Calcar worked first in Dordrecht, but spent much of his life in Naples, and there, as Vasari says, "the most beautiful hopes had been conceived respecting his future progress".
Giorgio Vasari, and not only, attributes to Calcar the eleven large woodcut illustrations of anatomical studies that accompanied the work of Andreas Vesalius. The most notable is the anatomical study of the human body entitled De humani corporis fabrica libri septem (1543).
It is likely that he also drew portraits of the artists in the first edition of the Lives of Vasari.
He was also a great imitator of Giorgione, in fact those who write about him join in saying that his imitations of the great Venetian artists, and also of Raphael, were so extraordinary to deceive many critics of the time.

Technique: Oil on canvas

Measures: 142.00 x 118.50 cm

Type of object Opere su tela/tavola

Department ARTE ANTICA E DEL XIX SECOLO

Period Arte antica

Starting price: 4.000,00

Estimate: 8.000,00 - 12.000,00

The lot will be auctioned on 13 dicembre starting from 14:00.
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