Jacob Ochtervelt

Man playing the cithern with a young woman and maid offering oysters, ca. 1663-1665
Madrid (Spain), Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, [..]
Object information
Object category
panel, oil paint
rectangle (portrait format) 47 x 37.5 cm
Current attribution
Jacob Ochtervelt
Rejected attribution
Gerard ter Borch (II)
as such in cat. sale Amsterdan, 1803-12-12
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. 1663-1665 (1663 - 1665)
Kuretsky 1979
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Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
  • inspired by
    Frans van Mieris (I), De oestermaaltijd
    Ochtervelt adopted the motif of the oysters, the motif of the seated woman with a glass of wine, the arrangement of the man and the woman in relation to each other, the amorous interaction between both figures and the white jug.

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Creation date: 2014-06-02; Last modified date: 2022-08-03


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