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Allegory of Benevolence, 1589

  • oil paint, panel
  • 78.4 x 108.4 cm
  • Inv. 1922-C

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Benjamin Sammelins RKD
Ghent 1520 - 1604 - 1624
attributed to

Title Allegory of Benevolence
Date 1589
Period 16th century
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings monogram and year bottom right: BENEVOLENTIA / Prou. z 5 / B.S. FT. 1589. [“B.S.” in monogram]
Collection paintings AAT
Object type oil paintings (visual works) AAT
Inventory number 1922-C
Acquisition credit gift
The Friends of the Museum
Current whereabouts Work on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055865 symbolism (artistic concept) AAT
300055866 allegory (artistic device) AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11Q712 church (exterior) Iconclass
25G1 plants (in general) Iconclass
25G11 groups of trees Iconclass
25G21(FIG) fruits: fig Iconclass
25G3 trees Iconclass
25H1 landscapes in the temperate zone Iconclass
25H212 brook Iconclass
25I city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass
25I2 village Iconclass
25I22 prospect of village, silhouette of village Iconclass
26A clouds Iconclass
31A222 chest, bust Iconclass
31A2245 hand Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31D112 child Iconclass
31D11221 boy (child between toddler and youth) Iconclass
31D120 Youth, Adolescence, 'Iuventus'; 'Adolescenza', 'Gioventu' (Ripa) Iconclass
31D14 adult man Iconclass
31D15 adult woman Iconclass
41A housing Iconclass
41A1 civic architecture; edifices; dwellings Iconclass
41A14 urban housing Iconclass
41A17 farm (building) Iconclass
41C621 bread, loaf Iconclass
41C653 fruit Iconclass
41D221 head-gear Iconclass
41D221(BOATER) head-gear: boater Iconclass
41D2332 shoes, sandals Iconclass
41D2666 diadem, tiara Iconclass
45B the soldier; the soldier's life Iconclass
46C112 bridge Iconclass
46C131 riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman Iconclass
47I1 agriculture Iconclass
47I111 cereal, grain, corn (grass with grains, grown for food, e.g.: wheat, rice, rye, oats, maize, buckwheat, millet) Iconclass
47I1111 ears of corn Iconclass
47I14 harvest Iconclass
47I141 reaping, picking, mowing ~ harvest Iconclass
47I142 binding ~ harvest Iconclass
47I1421 sheaf Iconclass
47I143 stocking (on the field) Iconclass
47I1451 hay-wagon Iconclass
47I146 piling up ~ harvest Iconclass
47I4223 grape Iconclass
49L8 inscription Iconclass
71Y1 the book of Proverbs Iconclass
71Y1(BENEVOLENTIA) the book of Proverbs (BENEVOLENTIA) Iconclass
School / Style Mannerist (Renaissance-Baroque style) AAT
Benjamin Sammeling. - [s.l.] : [s.n.], [s.a.] (p. 123-124)
Museum van Schoone Kunsten : Catalogus ; Oude Meesters, Schilderstukken, teekeningen, plaatsneden (met geschiedkundig overzicht) / Maurice Dupuis, Georges Charles Nicolas Marie Hulin de Loo, Fritz Van Loo. - Gent : Drukkerij F. De Vos, 1938 ; Gent : Stad Gent, 1938 (p. 123-124)
Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent : Catalogus schilderkunst ; Deel I: 14de - 18de eeuw ; Deel II: 19de - 20ste eeuw / Robert Hoozee, Johan De Smet, Bruno Fornari, Ruth Monteyne. - Gent : Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent, 2007 (dl. I, p. 148-149 (ill.))
Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent : De collectie (tentoonstelling vanaf 21 maart 2021) / Johan De Smet, Bart Ooghe, Frederica Van Dam, Lieven Van Den Abeele, Cathérine Verleysen. - Gent : Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent, 2021
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Gand : La Collection (exposition dès le 21 mars 2021) / Johan De Smet, Bart Ooghe, Frederica Van Dam, Lieven Van Den Abeele, Cathérine Verleysen. - Gand : Musée des Beaux-Arts de Gand, 2021
Museum of Fine Arts Ghent : The Collection (exhibition opened on March 21th 2021) / Johan De Smet, Bart Ooghe, Frederica Van Dam, Lieven Van Den Abeele, Cathérine Verleysen. - Ghent : Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, 2021
Bijbel : Band I: het Oude Testament : Band II: Deuterocanonieke boeken - het Nieuwe Testament ; met kunstwerken uit de Lage Landen / Ann Demeester, Sabry Amroussi. - Amsterdam : Athenaeum-Polak & Van Gennep, 2021 (band I: pp.1110-1111)
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