A portrait by Joseph Heintz the elder with his wife Regina in a kitchen interior<br>

Matthias Gundelach

1566-1653


A portrait by Joseph Heintz the elder with his wife Regina in a kitchen interior

Oil on canvas
104 x 172 cm
Signed with monogram on dog collar lower left "MG"


Shortly after the death of Joseph Heintz the Elder, Matthias Gundelach was appointed imperial chamber painter at the court of Rudolph II in Prague as his successor. He had previously worked closely with Heintz, and after his death he married his widow Regina and became the guardian and teacher of the sons Joseph (II) and Ferdinand Heintz.

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