The Ludicrous Squire, Jacobus Buys
Jacobus Buys
The Ludicrous Squire
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Jacobus Buys

The Ludicrous Squire, 1763


Blatt
288 x 408 mm
Physical Description
Brush in grey and watercolour, two framing lines in brown ink on all sides, painted over with gilt frame, on ribbed laid paper
Inventory Number
950
Object Number
950 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Ludicrous Squire
Draughtsman
Production Place
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Brush in grey and watercolour, two framing lines in brown ink on all sides, painted over with gilt frame, on ribbed laid paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und datiert mittig rechts (mit dem Pinsel in Dunkelbraun): J. Búÿs. / F / 1763.
Verso bezeichnet in der Darstellung auf dem vor den Damen am Boden liegenden Blatt Papier (mit Pinsel in Dunkelbraun): Edouart
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet unten links (mit Bleistift): J. Bújs f. 1763
Verso mittig rechts: Der lächerliche Junker / de belagelijke Jonker
Verso unten rechts: Jacob Buys aus Amsterdam / geb. 1727, gest. 1801 / 14'' 10''' - 10'' 5'''
Verso unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
Watermark
  • Straßburger Lilie, im Wappenschild, darüber Krone, darunter Marke: 4 [?] und die Buchstaben: WR [ligiert]
Work Catalogues
  • Niemeijer 1973.240.286.T

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Pieter Bernagie: De belachelijke Jonker, 16. Aufzug

Iconclass

Primary
  • 46A12 nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
  • 31D14(+73) adult man (+ three persons)
  • 33B2 duelling
  • 45C13(RAPIER) hacking and thrusting weapons: rapier
  • 31D15(+72) adult woman (+ two persons)
  • 31D17 old woman
  • 42F5 house personnel, servants
  • 41A221 living-room, parlour, sitting-room
Secondary

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Last update

18.05.2022