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The Dutch Fiddler, 1772

  • etching, paper
  • 241 x 171 mm
  • Inv. 2013-FI

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The depiction of the musician after a work by Adriaen van Ostade is a reprint of the print published in Paris by Jacques-Philippe Le Bas in 1772.


Pierre Chenu RKD
Paris 1718 - Paris 1795
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Adriaen van Ostade RKD
Haarlem 1610 - Haarlem 1685

Jacques-Philippe Le Bas RKD
Paris 1707 - Paris 1783

Title The Dutch Fiddler
Date 1772
Period 18th century
Location Paris TGN
Medium and support etching AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription outside the depiction, left: Peint par A.V. Ostade
inscription outside the depiction, right: Gravé par Chenu 1772.
inscription outside the depiction, centre below: le vielleur Hollandois
inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Du cabinet de Monsieur Le comte de Baudouin,/ Bragdier des Armées du Roi Capitaine aux Gardes Françoises/ Grandeur de 10 pouces sur 71/2
stamps (tools) on the reverse: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten
inscription on the reverse: 2
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2013-FI
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300139140 genre pictures AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 25G31 shrubs Iconclass
26A clouds Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31D16 old man Iconclass
41D221(CAP) head-gear: cap Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
48C7311 violin, fiddle Iconclass
48C75 making music; musician with instrument Iconclass
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