BRAMER, Leonaert
(b. 1596, Delft, d. 1674, Delft)

The Fall of Simon Magus

Oil on copper, 30 x 41 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon

The painting is dated on the cartouche at the upper left. The inscription, read as 1623, confirms it as the first work known to have been painted by Bramer in Rome. The painting shows the influence of Adam Elsheimer, to whom it was formerly attributed.