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The Hermit, 1755, 1770

  • etching, burin engraving, paper
  • 134 x 142 mm
  • Inv. 2014-EN

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Johann Georg Wille RKD
Giessen 1715 - Paris 1808

Title The Hermit
Date 1755
Period 18th century
Medium and support etching AAT
burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the dipiction, at the top: J P Wille 1755
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Dessiné et Gravé par J.G. Wille, 1770
inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: L'hermite 2e Etat N° 25
inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 11
stamps (tools) reverse, centre below: Stad Gent/ Musuem voor schone kunsten
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-EN
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 25H landscapes Iconclass
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11Q3 ascetic life and practice Iconclass
11Q31 mortification of the senses ~ ascetic life Iconclass
11Q33 withdrawal into the wilderness or desert ~ ascetic life Iconclass
11Q331 anchorite, hermit Iconclass
25G3 trees Iconclass
25H11 mountains Iconclass
25H112 rocks Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA231 standing figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D112 child Iconclass
31D11221 boy (child between toddler and youth) Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
47I17(STRAW) agricultural products and by-products: straw Iconclass
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