Flora and Zephyr, Jacob de Wit
Jacob de Wit
Flora and Zephyr
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Realisation

Jacob de Wit: Allegorie auf den Frühling, 1746, Deckengemälde. Herengracht 468, Amsterdam

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Jacob de Wit: Allegorie auf den Frühling, ca. 1746, Feder. Ehem. London, Privatbesitz

Jacob de Wit

Flora and Zephyr, ca. 1746


Blatt
290 x 446 mm
Physical Description
Brush in grey and brown as well as watercolour over graphite pen, framing line with graphite pen and dark-brown ink on all sides, painted over with gold, on ribbed laid paper
Inventory Number
2053
Object Number
2053 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Flora and Zephyr
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Brush in grey and brown as well as watercolour over graphite pen, framing line with graphite pen and dark-brown ink on all sides, painted over with gold, on ribbed laid paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und bezeichnet unten rechts (mit der Feder in Grau): J.d. Wit / invt / [unleserlich]
Captions Added Later
Verso unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • IV

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann

Work Content

Iconclass

Primary
  • 92E5421 Zephyrus abducting Flora (or Chloris), who usually scatters flowers
  • 33C215 lover crowned with a wreath
  • 92D1916 cupids: 'amores', 'amoretti', 'putti'
Secondary

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24.11.2020