Art Treasures From the Vienna Collections by Francis Henry; Francis Henry Taylor (Foreword by) Taylor

By Francis Henry; Francis Henry Taylor (Foreword by) Taylor

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155. DOUBTING THOMAS The only known relief in silver WORKSHOP OF 156. by Riccio. Silver, partly gilded. 51/2 x 5 in. RICCIO BASIN. About 1500 centaurs frieze of figures below the rim represents a bacchanal of sea and nereids. The serpents forming the handles are cast from nature, a after practice common after Riccio. The masks on the handles are directly fides. the antique. Inside, a coat of arms with the motto VNVS amor/VNA H. ; diam. 16% in. The : NICOLO ROCCATAGLIATA. Italian, Venetian; active before 1593, died after 1636 157.

In the inventory of the Ambras 66: 'Ein Prustbild Philipi Quarti, Konige in His- P''"'^'- 123. continued Canvas, 18 Ma x 14% in. VENETIAN MASTER, MID-XVI CENTURY THE LITTLE TAMBOURINE-PLAYER In Archduke Leopold Wilhelm's collection: 'Von Titiano Original'. ; at the top a strip IVa in. wide, which was turned over the stretcher, was let out in 1936; to the left a narrow addition is covered by the frame. 124. JOHANNES VERMEER VAN DELFT. THE ARTIST IN HIS STUDIO Dutch, 1632-1675 plate Painted about 1665-1670.

On the walls are a large number of paintings, the majority of which are still in the Gallery and several of which are included in this exhibition. Most of them are labelled with the name of the painter to whom they were at that time ascribed. plate In the foreground the Archduke xi Teniers, the director of his gallery is ; There are other representations by Teniers of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm's gallery in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich (four pictures), in the Prado, Madrid, in the Brussels Museum, and in the Alfons von Rothschild Collection, Vienna (recently presented to the Vienna Gallery by his widow).

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