Slaughtering a Pig by Torchlight, Adriaen van Ostade
Adriaen van Ostade
Slaughtering a Pig by Torchlight
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Adriaen van Ostade

Slaughtering a Pig by Torchlight, 1637


Dimensions
17.1 x 14.1 x min. 0.5 cm
maximum depth
0.8 cm
Physical Description
Oil on oak wood, reverse original, beveled on all sides
Inventory Number
1231
Acquisition
Acquired in 1892 as bequest by Moritz Gontard
Status
Not exhibited

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Slaughtering a Pig by Torchlight
Painter (male)
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on oak wood, reverse original, beveled on all sides
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet unten links: Av Ostade 16[.]7 [Av ligiert]

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1892 as bequest by Moritz Gontard

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 41C691 slaughtered ox or pig
  • 46A14 farmers
  • 46AA14 farmers - AA - female farmer, farmer's wife
  • 31D14 adult man
  • 31D15 adult woman
  • 31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden
  • 31D11221 boy (child between toddler and youth)
Secondary
  • 22C9 darkness
  • 41B32 torch
  • 41A775 wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
  • 47D8(KNIFE) tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: knife
  • 47I17(STRAW) agricultural products and by-products: straw

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01.07.2019