Portrait of an Artist in His Studio, Godfried Schalcken
Godfried Schalcken
Portrait of an Artist in His Studio
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Godfried Schalcken

Portrait of an Artist in His Studio, ca. 1670 – 1675


Dimensions
24.1 x 19.3 cm
Physical Description
Oil on oak
Inventory Number
166
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest
Status
On display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Portrait of an Artist in His Studio
Painter (male)
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on oak
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet unter dem Totenschädel: S (?)

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 48C(+2) the arts; artists (+ artist in non-work situation)
  • 61B111 anonymous historical person portrayed alone
  • 31D16 old man
Secondary
  • 31A534 beard
  • 11R71 skull as symbol of 'Vanitas'
  • 48B122 artist (in general) studying classical remains
  • 48C24 piece of sculpture, reproduction of a piece of sculpture
  • 92C47 specific aspects, allegorical aspects of Venus; Venus as patroness
  • 48C5151 easel
  • 48C514 picture, painting

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11.06.2019