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The Melancholy Fishwives, 1892

  • oil paint, canvas
  • 100 x 80.5 cm
  • Inv. 2016-PT

Public Domain

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James Ensor RKD VIAF Wikidata
Ostend 1860 - Ostend 1949
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Title The Melancholy Fishwives
Date 1892
Period 19th century
Collection paintings AAT
Object type oil paintings (visual works) AAT
Inventory number 2016-PT
Acquisition credit long-term loan
Current whereabouts Work on display
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Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11L541411 Death (as one of the Four Last Things) Iconclass
22C5 reflection (light in general) Iconclass
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25F716(CRAB) crustaceans: crab Iconclass
31A211 (human) skull Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31F symbols and personifications of Death Iconclass
31F11 death's head, skull (symbol of Death) Iconclass
31F2 personifications of Death; 'Morte' (Ripa) Iconclass
31F26 Death as skeleton Iconclass
34B11 dog Iconclass
41A2 interior of the house Iconclass
41A731 case furniture Iconclass
41A773 container of ceramics: jar, jug, pot, vase Iconclass
41A7751 container made of plant material other than wood: basket Iconclass
41B31 candle Iconclass
41B313 candlestick Iconclass
41C332 coffee-pot Iconclass
41D221(HEADSCARF) head-gear (HEADSCARF) Iconclass
52D5 Rumour; 'Rumore' (Ripa) Iconclass
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