Arabs Resting by a Marble Fountain, Adolf Schreyer
Adolf Schreyer
Arabs Resting by a Marble Fountain
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Adolf Schreyer

Arabs Resting by a Marble Fountain, 1856


Dimensions
63.5 x 126.8 cm
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Inventory Number
1380
Acquisition
Acquired in 1905 as bequest from Johann Georg Cronhardt
Status
Not on display

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About the Acquisition

It was the executor who notified the administration that the gentleman of private means Johann Georg Cronhardt (d. 1904) had bequeathed them this painting. Cronhardt had inherited the work from Georg Seufferheld (1813–1874), whose will in 1874 had also revealed that a noteworthy oeuvre of Dutch Baroque painting should be left to the Städel: Aert van der Neer’s wonderful painting of the night.

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Arabs Resting by a Marble Fountain
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und datiert unten links: Ad Schreyer 56

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1905 as bequest from Johann Georg Cronhardt

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Associated Persons and Institutions

Iconclass

Primary
  • 32B32(ARABS)(+51) Africans (ARABS) (+ men)
  • 31BB162 siesta - BB - out of doors
  • 31BB19 resting - BB - out of doors
  • 46C131 riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman
  • 44E14 utilitarian, public pump or water fountain
Secondary

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Last update

25.11.2021