Picture Gallery of Leopold William (c1650). Oil on canvas. 123 x 163. Gallery of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm in Brussels is a 1651 painting of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm's Italian art collection by the Flemish Baroque painter David Teniers the Younger, now held in Petworth House in England. The painting shows the Archduke as a collector with friends admiring a set of paintings. The artist himself is showing his patron and Anton Triest, Bishop of Ghent, an example of a Pieta by Carracci. However, the bishop is not looking at the painting, but at his protector the Archduke. In 1651 the bishop held fallen into disfavor in Rome for Jansenism. On the advice of the archduke he read a letter from Rome denouncing Jansenism to his congregation in 1652, but in 1653 he was suspended until he wrote the Pope for forgiveness later that year. The bishop is identifiable from other portraits made at the time:. The paintings are arranged in rows on a rear wall, with several others on the side of the vestibule on the left, and a set that are positioned in the foreground leaning against chairs for inspection. This painting is one of the first that David Teniers the Younger prepared to document the Archduke's collection before he employed 12 engravers to publish his Theatrum Pictorium, considered the first illustrated art catalog. He published this book of engravings after the Archduke had moved to Austria and taken his collection with him. It was published in Antwerp in 1659 and again in 1673. Another version of this painting, with the figures arranged differently, is in the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. The following is a list of the recognizable paintings of the collection, not all of which were included in the Italian catalog prepared by Teniers, which was a selection of 243 of the most prized paintings out of a collection of 1300-1400 pieces. Many are still in the Viennese collection. Here is a list of the paintings depicted, which starts with the paintings on the rear wall, running from left to right and from top to bottom. Next listed are the paintings on the left vestibule, and finally the paintings in the foreground propped against chairs: image article painter year collection inventory nr. catalog code The Three Philosophers Giorgione 1500s Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_111 20 Adoration of the Kings Paolo Veronese 1585 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_1515 123 Visitation Palma Vecchio 1522 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_56 208 The Death of Actaeon Titian 1559 National Gallery NG6420 73 Cain and Abel 202 Raising the Young Man of Nain Paolo Veronese 1560s Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_52 124 Carrying Lazarus Il Pordenone before 1551 Prague Castle Picture Gallery 110 Carrying the Cross Giovanni Cariani 166 Holy family with donors unknown John the Baptist Palma Vecchio 1527 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_2158 St. Hieronymous Dosso Dossi 1620s Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_263 232 Holy family with St Anne and St John Andrea Schiavone 1552 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_325 The Good Samaritan Francesco Bassano the Younger 1575 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_12 152 Christ in a Landscape Tintoretto 100 Holy Family with Sts Catherine and Barbara and John the Baptist Palma Vecchio 1521 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_60 206 Madonna with child and Saints Titian 1520s Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_93 68 Judith with the head of Holofernes Carlo Saraceni 1613 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_41 39 Pieta Andrea Schiavone c. 1550 Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister Gal.-Nr. 274 133 Madonna of the Cherries Titian 1516 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_118 62 Holy Family with St. John Palma Vecchio 1520 Uffizi 950 Christ and the Adulteress Titian 1520 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_114 67 Jesus among the Doctors of the Faith Jusepe Ribera 1630 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_326 141 Christ carrying the cross meets Veronica Jacopo Bassano 144 Portrait of a Bearded Man manner of Titian c. 1560 Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_315 53 Portrait of a White-Bearded Man, subject of Old Mas
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