Figural study: Moses, Jacob de Wit
Jacob de Wit
Figural study: Moses
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Jacob de Wit: Moses wählt die siebzig Ältesten, 1737, Gemälde, ca. 500 x 1.200 cm. Koninklijk Paleis op de Dam, Ratskammer, Amsterdam

Jacob de Wit

Figural study: Moses, ca. 1736 – 1737


Blatt
437 x 285 mm
Physical Description
Black and white chalk, brush and brown ink, on blue mottled paper
Inventory Number
2011
Object Number
2011 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Figural study: Moses
Draughtsman
Production Place
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Black and white chalk, brush and brown ink, on blue mottled paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert unten links (mit der Feder in Braun): JdWit [ligiert]
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet unten links (mit der Feder in Dunkelbraun): J.b de Wit f / ‘t Beeld van Moses zijnde het Model tot […] geen in t fray schildery / op de Raadkamer opt Stadhuis te Amsterdam geschilderd is / h 17 d / b 11 d
Verso unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
Watermark
  • Nicht vorhanden

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Numeri 11,1-35

Iconclass

Primary
  • 11I62(MOSES) Moses (not in biblical context); possible attributes: rays of light or horns on his head, rod, Tables of the Law
  • 41D27 drapery, draped garment, 'Gewandgebung'
  • 31D16 old man
  • 31A2512 arm stretched forward
  • 31D16(+1) old man (+ front view)
  • 31A534 beard
  • 31AA2513 arm stretched sidewards - AA - both arms or hands

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01.02.2023