Fighting Animals as Allegory of the Combat between Virtue and Vice, Pieter Boel
Pieter Boel
Fighting Animals as Allegory of the Combat between Virtue and Vice
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Pieter Boel

Fighting Animals as Allegory of the Combat between Virtue and Vice, ca. 1650 – 1667


Dimensions
163.2 x 229.2 cm
Physical Description
Oil on canvas, lined, painting surface turned over the stretcher on all sides 1-1,5 cm
Inventory Number
774
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Fighting Animals as Allegory of the Combat between Virtue and Vice
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on canvas, lined, painting surface turned over the stretcher on all sides 1-1,5 cm
Material
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Unbezeichnet

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 1816 with the founder’s bequest

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 11O1 one Virtue fighting against or treading upon one Vice
  • 25F animals
Secondary

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04.08.2020