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Meeting in a Park, 1891

  • etching, paper
  • 94 x 138 mm
  • Inv. 1998-B-86

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The title of the print is taken from one of Antoine Watteau's best-known works, "Assemblée dans un parc" (Paris, Musée du Louvre). Ensor possibly used Saxon statuettes for the figures.

Artist

James Ensor RKD VIAF Wikidata
Ostend 1860 - Ostend 1949
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Title Meeting in a Park
Date 1891
Period 19th century
Medium and support etching AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signature and year bottom right: Ensor / 1891
inscription on the reverse: AT
inscription on the reverse: 1998-B 86
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 1998-B-86
Acquisition credit purchase
Taevernier, Auguste (coll.)
1998
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/1998-B-86
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/4116/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300056485 fantastic art AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 25F9 mis-shapen animals; monsters Iconclass
25G11 groups of trees Iconclass
25G3 trees Iconclass
25I13 public gardens, park Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
41D283 mask Iconclass
46A63 meeting, assembly Iconclass
52A4 Imagination; 'Imaginatione' (Ripa) Iconclass
52A44 Fantasy, Caprice; 'Capriccio' (Ripa) Iconclass
School / Style phantasy
satire (artistic device) AAT
Henri Leys, Henri de Braekeleer, James Ensor / Loys Delteil. - Paris : Chez l'Auteur, 1925 (nr. 84)
James Ensor : Catalogue illustré de ses gravures ; Leur description critique et l'inventaire des plaques = Geïllustreerde catalogus van zijn gravures ; Hun kritische beschrijving en inventaris van de platen = Illustrated catalogue of his engravings ; Their critical description and inventary of the plates / Auguste Taevernier. - Ledeberg (Gent) : Erasmus Boekhandel bv Amsterdam, 1973 (nr. 86)
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