A Scholar at his Desk, Frans van Mieris the Younger
Frans van Mieris the Younger
A Scholar at his Desk
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Frans van Mieris the Younger

A Scholar at his Desk, 1717


Dimensions
30.2 x 25.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on oak wood, reverse original, beveled on all sides
Inventory Number
441
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest
Status
On display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
A Scholar at his Desk
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on oak wood, reverse original, beveled on all sides
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet oben links: F. v. Mieris Fecit A° 1717.

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Medial Picture Elements
  • Abraham Blooteling: De Heere Michiel Adriaensz Ruyter, Ridder, Lt. Admirael over de Provintie van Hollandt ende Westvrieslandt, Kupferstich, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Iconclass

Primary
  • 49C32 scholar in his study
  • 49C(+1) aspects of science in general (+ scholar, scientist (at work))
  • 31D14 adult man
  • 31A235 sitting figure
  • 49L66 writing-table, writing-desk
Secondary

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16.09.2019