Still Life with Fruit and Plucked Duck, Harmen van Steenwijck
Harmen van Steenwijck
Still Life with Fruit and Plucked Duck
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Harmen van Steenwijck

Still Life with Fruit and Plucked Duck, ca. 1651 – 1653


Dimensions
24.3 x 24.6 x min. 0.6 cm
maximum depth
1.2 cm
Physical Description
Oil on oak wood, reverse original, beveled on all sides
Inventory Number
1883
Acquisition
Acquired in 1934
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Still Life with Fruit and Plucked Duck
Painter
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
Signiert unten links: H. Steenwijck

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 1934

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 41C6 foodstuffs; still life of foodstuffs
  • 41C2111 kitchen-interior with foodstuffs in foreground (Dutch: 'keukenstuk')
Secondary

Research and Discussion

Provenance

Object History
...
Kunsthandlung P. de Boer, Amsterdam
als Überweisung Georg Swarzenskis an das Städelsche Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, 1934.

Information

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Last update

11.08.2020