Jupiter and Mnemosyne, Jacob de Wit
Jacob de Wit
Jupiter and Mnemosyne
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Jacob de Wit: Jupiter und Mnemosyne, 1720, Deckengemälde. Haus Schuilenburgh, Lange Vijverberg, Den Haag

Jacob de Wit

Jupiter and Mnemosyne, ca. 1719 – 1720


Blatt
189 x 142 mm
Bild
174 x 142 mm
Inventory Number
2022
Object Number
2022 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study hall of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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Jupiter and Mnemosyne
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Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert unten (mit der Feder in Schwarz): JdeWit inv & fect; bezeichnet unten (mit Rötel): Jupiter bij Mnemsinem in [... beschnitten]
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet unten (mit der Feder in Schwarz): voor t (...) heer Cornelis Schuyllenburgh in den hage
Verso unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), geschwärzt, darunter weiterer Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts
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  • Nicht geprüft

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

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Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Ovid: Metamorphosen, 6., 114

Iconclass

Primary
  • 91B126 Mnemosyne
  • 92B1224 Jupiter, in the guise of a shepherd, and Mnemosyne, Titaness and mother of the Muses
  • 25F33(EAGLE) predatory birds: eagle
  • 31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure

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02.07.2020