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Daniel in the Lion's Den, ca. 1885 - ca. 1886

  • pencils (drawing and writing equipment), charcoal, paper
  • 225 x 170 mm
  • Inv. 2000-G

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James Ensor RKD VIAF Wikidata
Ostend 1860 - Ostend 1949
draftsmen (artists)AAT

Title Daniel in the Lion's Den
Date ca. 1885 - ca. 1886
Period 19th century
Collection print room
Object type pencil drawings AAT
charcoal drawings AAT
Inventory number 2000-G
Acquisition credit gift
The Friends of the Museum
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2000-G
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/4786/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25F23(LION) beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion Iconclass
25F23(LIONESS) beasts of prey, predatory animals (LIONESS) Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A2628 sitting with side of the foot of one leg placed on the knee of the other Iconclass
33B14 threatening behaviour, challenging Iconclass
53C22 Menace, Intimidation; 'Minaccie' (Ripa) Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71P3 Daniel and King Darius (Daniel 6) Iconclass
71P34 Daniel's punishment and liberation: Daniel in the lion's den ~ King Darius Iconclass
71P4332 Daniel is thrown into a lion's den ~ King Cyrus Iconclass
71P4333 the prophet Habakkuk, carried by his hair by an angel, brings food to Daniel who sits unharmed between the lions Iconclass
98B(DARIUS) (story of) Darius, king of Persia Iconclass
School / Style phantasy
satire (artistic device) AAT
historicism (theory) AAT
James Ensor, Occasional Modernist : Ensor's artistic and social ideas and the interpretation of his art / Herwig Todts. - Turnhout : Brepols, 2018 (p. 350 (ill. 136))
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