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Shepherds, ca. 1650 - 1716

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 145 x 210 mm
  • Inv. 2014-KL-1

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A man, woman and boy rest in a rural setting, accompanied by sheep. A jug and some edibles lie on the ground. The woman eats from a bowl. Below is a four-line French caption.


Cornelis II Bloemaert RKD
Utrecht 1603 - Rome 1692
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Abraham Bloemaert RKD
Gorinchem 1566 - Utrecht 1651

Pierre II Mariette RKD
Paris 1634 - Paris 1716

Title Shepherds
Date ca. 1650 - 1716
Period 17th century
18th century
Location Paris TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the representation, bottom left: Cum Privilegio Regis Christianissimum Mariette excud.
printed inscription in the depiction, bottom centre: A Bloemaert invent. C Bloemaert fecit.
printed inscription: Ses bergers a ce que tu voys/ Goustant ceste jnocente vye (....) Sont plus heureux qu'oy qu'on en dye/ Que les Empereurs ny les Roys.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 1
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-KL-1
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300263554 animal paintings AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D12 youth, young man, adolescent Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
35 pastorals, Arcadian scenes Iconclass
41A773 container of ceramics: jar, jug, pot, vase Iconclass
47I213 sheep Iconclass
47I2131 ram Iconclass
47I221 herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc. Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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