Peasant and Serving Maid in an Inn, Cornelis Pietersz. Bega
Cornelis Pietersz. Bega
Peasant and Serving Maid in an Inn
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Cornelis Pietersz. Bega

Peasant and Serving Maid in an Inn, 1663


Dimensions
35.9 x 28.2 cm
Physical Description
Oil on canvas, trimmed and lined
Inventory Number
642
Acquisition
Acquired in 1817 as a bequest from Johann Georg Grambs
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Peasant and Serving Maid in an Inn
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on canvas, trimmed and lined
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet unten links: C Bega Ao 1663

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 1817 as a bequest from Johann Georg Grambs

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 43B31 inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
  • 46A14 farmers
  • 31D14 adult man
  • 31A235 sitting figure
  • 31D15 adult woman
  • 31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure
Secondary

Research and Discussion

Provenance

Object History
...
Johann Georg Grambs (Städel-Administrator
1756-1817), Frankfurt am Main
Vermächtnis an das Städelsche Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, 1817.

Information

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Last update

25.11.2021