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Portrait of Claes van Ruyven, 1788

  • etching, paper
  • Inv. 2014-JY-9

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Claes van Ruyven kneels in armour and with folded hands by a table with prayer book. Above left and right are four coats of arms, of which the upper left is the coat of arms of Van Ruyven. Claes van Ruyven, steward of the count of Holland and sheriff of Haarlem, was murdered in Haarlem in 1492 during the revolt of the Cheese and Bread People.


Reinier Vinkeles RKD
Amsterdam 1741 - Amsterdam 1816

Jacobus Buys RKD
Amsterdam 1724 - Amsterdam 1801

Title Portrait of Claes van Ruyven
Date 1788
Period 18th century
Location Amsterdam TGN
Medium and support etching AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription outside the depiction, top right: XIX. D.1 pl. III.
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: J. Buys, delin.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Rein.r Vinkeles, sculp. 1788.
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Afbeelding van het glas ter gedachtenis van den heer Nicolaas/ van Ruiver, boven 't choor van de Grote kerk te Haarlem
stamps (tools) on the back, bottom right: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-JY-9
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-JY-9
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11501/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015637 portraits AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31D14 adult man Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
61B2 historical persons Iconclass
61B2(CLAES VAN RUYVEN) historical person (CLAES VAN RUYVEN) Iconclass
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