Hans-Johann Rottenhammer

1564-1625 Germany-Mannerism

 

Brief Biography-Hans-Johann Rottenhammer from Munich travelled to Italy where he spent time in Venice and Rome. In Rome he collaborated with the Bamboccianti group of Northern painters. He supplied staffage for landscapes to be painted by Jan Brueghel the Elder and Paul Bril. Adam Elsheimer assisted Rottenhammer with some of his works in Rome. He had a degree of influence from the of works Italian masters Paolo Veronese and Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto.
Rottenhammer returned to Germany where he worked in Munich and Augsburg where he finally settled. It is said he sadly died a poor man suffering from alcoholism. One of is most noted works is Feast of the Gods commissioned by Emperor Rudolph II.

 

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adoration of
the shepherds

adoration of the shepherds

allegory of
the arts

allegory of the arts

angelica
and medoro

angelica and medoro

bathing nymphs
and roman soldier

bathing nymphs and roman soldier

christ in
limbo

christ in limbo by jan brughel and rottenhammer

christi
entkleidung

christi entkleidung

diana and
actaeon

diana and actaeon

gods festival
wedding of bacchus

gods festival wedding of bacchus and ariadne

minerva and
the muses

minerva and the muses on mount helicon

minerva and the
nine muses

minerva and the nine muses

rest on the flight
into egypt

rest on the flight into egypt


resurrection

resurrection

resurrection
of christ

resurrection of christ

the contest between
apollo and pan

the contest between apollo and pan

the fall
of phaeton

the fall of phaeton

the
golden age

the golden age

the last judgement
with saint michael

the last judgement with saint michael fighting with satan

venus and
adonis

venus and adonis

virgin
and child

virgin and child

wedding
at cana

wedding at cana

wedding of neptune
and amphitrite

wedding of neptune and amphitrite