16th C Italian Crucifixion, Joseph Heintz the Younger, Augsburg(1600-1678) Venice. This magnificent painting is oil on canvas with old relining. It was most likely commissioned for an altarpiece painting. The painting is 41.5 W by 41.5" H. Collectors label verso. Provenance: Private Midwestern Collection, Private NY Collection, Private Prominent Old Master collection of J.J. Hollenbeck, Palm Beach Florida . Verified by Robert Simon, NY, NY as 16th C Italian Venetian. This painting has been verified as 16h-17h C Italian Venetian alterpiece by Expert Robert Simon NY, NY and is from a prominent Old Master collection. The painting is also a very rare example of a chronicle of the crusades. In the background one can see various cities of the crusades from left toright and on the right front side are the soldiers on their horses returning to their countries.