'Mars and Venus Surprised by Vulcan'

'Mars and Venus Surprised by Vulcan'

Christie's Images Ltd. 2012 via Bloomberg

"Mars and Venus Surprised by Vulcan," a 1610 oil-on-copper painting by Dutch Mannerist artist Joachim Anthonisz Wtewael. It was bought by a telephone bidder for 4.6 million pounds with fees in an auction of Old Master paintings at Christie's International in London on July 3 2012.