Alpheios verfolgt Arethusa, welche von Diana gerettet wird, Arnout Rentinck
Arnout Rentinck
Alpheios verfolgt Arethusa, welche von Diana gerettet wird
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Arnout Rentinck

Alpheios verfolgt Arethusa, welche von Diana gerettet wird, March 23, 1742


Blatt
263 x 236 mm
Inventory Number
3849
Object Number
3849 Z
Status
On display, Department of Prints and Drawings Exhibition Gallery

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Alpheios verfolgt Arethusa, welche von Diana gerettet wird
Draughtsman
Period Produced
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Object Type
Material
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Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert unten rechts (mit der Feder in Braun und Dunkelbraun): Rentinck f.
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet unten links (mit Bleistift): D.; 225; 17 3/23 42; unten): Arethusa [unterstrichen], door Rentink
Verso unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
Watermark
  • VI

Property and Acquisition

Institution
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Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

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Motifs and References

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Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Ovid: Metamorphosen, 5, 572-641

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Primary
  • 25H212 brook
  • 97HH1(+0) Arethusa changed into a fountain: Diana changes her attendant Arethusa into a fountain, after first having hidden her in a cloud to escape Alpheus, the river-god (Ovid, Metamorphoses V 621) (+ variant)
  • 31AA14(+2) human figure of ideal proportions, e.g. academic nude - AA - female human figure (+ back view)
  • 31AA27631 sitting or standing on clouds - AA - female human figure
  • 25HH154 glade, 'Lichtung im Wald' - HH - ideal landscapes
  • 25HH212 brook - HH - ideal landscapes

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31.03.2021