Mars, God of War

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Gerrit van Honthorst (Dutch, 1590–1656, active in Italy)
Mars, God of War, 1624/27
Oil on canvas
35 1/2 × 29 in. (90.17 × 73.66 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Myron Laskin M1975.121
Photo credit: Larry Sanders
Currently on View

Publication History
Sawinski, Catherine. From the Collection: Anders Zorn Returns to Sweden. Entry posted July 12, 2016. (accessed July 15, 2016). Sawinski, Catherine. Mythology at the Milwaukee Art Museum--Part 1. Entry posted August 17, 2012. http://blog.mam.org/2012/08/17/mythology-at-the-milwaukee-art-museum-part-1/ (accessed October 28, 2014). Kluk, Maria. Konfrontacje, Inspiracje, Spotkania..., Arcydziela malarstwa europejskiego z muzeow amerykanskich i polskich (Masterpieces of European Painting from American and Polish Collections: Inspiration, Contribution, Integration). Warsaw, Poland: National Museum in Warsaw, 2003, p. 26–7, cat. 5, color illus. p. 27. Milwaukee Art Museum News, September/October 2001, p. 7. Weller, Dennis P. Sinners & Saints, Darkness and Light: Caravaggio and His Dutch and Flemish Followers. Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art, 1998, color illus. p. 137, pl. 22. Goldstein, Rosalie, ed. Guide to the Permanent Collection. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1986, p. 34, b/w illus. p. 34.
Exhibition History
Konfrontacje, Inspiracje, Spotkania..., Arcydziela malarstwa europejskiego z muzeow amerykanskich i polskich (Masterpieces of European Painting from American and Polish Collections: Inspiration, Contribution, Integration), National Museum of Warsaw, Poland, February 28–May 4, 2003. Saints and Sinners, Darkness and Light: Caravaggio and His Dutch and Flemish Followers in America, North Carolina Museum of Art, September 29–December 27, 1998; Milwaukee Art Museum, January 29–April 18, 1999; The Dayton Art Institute, May 8–July 18, 1999.


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