The Mayor and Founder's Wife Katharina von Siegen, nee Wolff, kneeling with Four Daughters in front of John the Evangelist and St. Katherine Oil Painting - Bartholomaeus, the Elder Bruyn

The Mayor and Founder's Wife Katharina von Siegen, nee Wolff, kneeling with Four Daughters in front of John the Evangelist and St. Katherine

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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "The Mayor and Founder's Wife Katharina von Siegen, nee Wolff, kneeling with Four Daughters in front of John the Evangelist and St. Katherine", originally brought to life by the talented Bartholomaeus, the Elder Bruyn. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Bartholomaeus, the Elder Bruyn and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "The Mayor and Founder's Wife Katharina von Siegen, nee Wolff, kneeling with Four Daughters in front of John the Evangelist and St. Katherine" is a notable work by Bartholomaeus Bruyn the Elder, a prominent German painter of the Renaissance period. This painting is a significant example of Northern Renaissance portraiture, showcasing Bruyn's skill in combining religious iconography with the representation of contemporary figures. The artwork features Katharina von Siegen, the wife of a mayor and founder, depicted in a devotional pose with her four daughters, all kneeling in prayerful veneration before the figures of John the Evangelist and Saint Katherine.

    Bartholomaeus Bruyn the Elder (1493–1555) was a leading portraitist of the Cologne school, renowned for his detailed and realistic portrayal of his subjects. His works often included religious themes, and he was adept at integrating his sitters into these contexts, thereby creating a blend of the sacred and the secular. In this painting, Bruyn not only captures the piety and status of the family but also provides insight into the fashion and societal norms of the time.

    The inclusion of John the Evangelist and Saint Katherine in the painting serves to elevate the spiritual status of the family, suggesting their piety and connection to the divine. John the Evangelist, one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, is often symbolized by an eagle and is revered for his theological writings. Saint Katherine, also known as Catherine of Alexandria, is one of the most famous virgin martyrs of the early Church and is often depicted with a wheel, referring to the instrument of her torture.

    The painting is a testament to the cultural and religious environment of the 16th century, reflecting the interplay between civic life and religious devotion. It is also an important piece within Bruyn's oeuvre, demonstrating his mastery of portraiture and his influence on the art of the Cologne region during the Renaissance. The work is significant for its historical and artistic value, providing a window into the era's societal structures and the role of religious imagery in personal and familial identity.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

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