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Vanity Piece, 1644

  • oil paint, panel
  • 62.5 x 51.2 cm
  • Inv. 1940-A

Public Domain

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J. Hendricksz. van Zuylen RKD
painters (artists)AAT

Title Vanity Piece
Date 1644
Period 17th century
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signature and year top right: JHV. Züylen. fe : 1644
Collection paintings AAT
Object type oil paintings (visual works) AAT
Inventory number 1940-A
Acquisition credit gift
The Friends of the Museum
Current whereabouts Work on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300015638 still lifes AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11Q71441 chalice Iconclass
11R5 (personifications of) 'Vanitas', the vanity of human life; Fragilita humana, Fugacita delle grandezze della gloria mondana, Meditatione della morte, Opera vana, Piacere vano, Vana gloria, Vanita (Ripa) Iconclass
11R6 'Vanitas' still life Iconclass
11R71 skull as symbol of 'Vanitas' Iconclass
22C light Iconclass
22C8 shadow Iconclass
31F symbols and personifications of Death Iconclass
41A771 container of metal: bucket, can, canister, drum, tin, etc. Iconclass
41C31 table-ware Iconclass
41C32 drinking-vessels Iconclass
41C322 mug, beaker, goblet Iconclass
41C341 dish, plate, saucer Iconclass
41C341(+0) dish, plate, saucer (+ variant) Iconclass
41C37 table-cloth Iconclass
41E still life of miscellaneous objects Iconclass
49L641 paper (writing material) Iconclass
51D42 Splendour Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
A modest message as intimated by the painters of the "monochrome banketje" / Nicolaas Rudolph Alexander Vroom. - Schiedam : Interbook International, 1980-1999 (dl. 2, p. 240)
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. 169 (ill.))
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