(b. ca. 1540, Antwerpen, d. 1596, Venezia)

Apollo and Poseidon Punishing Troy

c. 1590
Oil on canvas, 118 x 100 cm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest

This recently discovered painting (on loan to the Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest from a private collection) is the only known sixteenth-century representation of the theme. The story is related by both Homer (in the Iliad) and Ovid (in the Metamorphoses).