Jan Steen

The strict schoolmaster, ca. 1658-1670
Private collection
Object information
Object category
panel, oil paint
square 57.5 x 57 cm
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Current attribution
Jan Steen
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1658-1670 (1658 - 1670)
c. 1658-1670 (E. Schavemaker); c. 1663 (Braun 1980); c. 1665-1668 (Chapman e.a. 1996)
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  • inspired by
    Gerard Dou, De schoolmeester
    Steen adopted the subject of an old schoolmaster holding his stick ready whilst looking at a writing boy, as well as the composition and the use of knee-length figures. (Chapman et al. 1996, p. 214)

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Creation date: 2014-11-24; Last modified date: 2022-08-08


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