The Ridiculous Squire, Jacobus Buys
Jacobus Buys
The Ridiculous Squire
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Jacobus Buys

The Ridiculous 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
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Ridiculous 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 der Feder in Schwarz): J. Búys. / 1763.; bezeichnet in der Darstellung auf dem vor den Damen am Boden liegenden Blatt Papier: Edouard, [... ?]
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet unten links (mit Bleistift): J. Buys f. 1763; mittig rechts: Der lächerliche Junker / de belagelijke Jonker; 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
  • Lilienwappen mit angehängtem Buchstabenpaar WR
Work Catalogues
  • Niemeijer 1973.240.286.T

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann

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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02.07.2020