Allegory of Painting

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Allegory of Painting

Material Information

Title:
Allegory of Painting
Alternate title:
The Artist in His Studio : The Art of Painting
Creator:
Vermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675 ( Artist : painter : story teller )
Kunsthistorisches Museum. ID=AVK
Publication Date:
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Vienna Austria
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Style: Dutch Baroque
Period: Dutch Baroque Era
Movement: Baroque
oil paintings -- ( aat )
Genre:
picture ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
His model poses with the attributes of Clio, the Muse of History: the laurel wreath, the trumpet and a book. Equally important to the allegory are the elements of a still life on the table: treatises on painting, a mask or sculpting study and a sketch book. The map of the 17 provinces of the Low Countries before their partition in 1581 is also significant. Probably the allegory, in which illusion and reality flow together, is to be understood on many different levels: the Muse of History inspires the painter and proclaims the fame of the regions painting tradition as immortalised in history.
General Note:
Design Date: Ca. 1666 (signed)
General Note:
Inventory: 9128
General Note:
Detail of the model.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-MHF0368 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.mhf0368 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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Design Date: Ca. 1666 (signed)
Inventory: 9128
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His model poses with the attributes of Clio, the Muse of History: the laurel wreath, the trumpet and a book. Equally important to the allegory are the elements of a still life on the table: treatises on painting, a mask or sculpting study and a sketch book. The map of the 17 provinces of the Low Countries before their partition in 1581 is also significant. Probably the allegory, in which illusion and reality flow together, is to be understood on many different levels: the Muse of History inspires the painter and proclaims the fame of the regions painting tradition as immortalised in history.
Detail of the model.
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Vienna Austria.
Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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Style: Dutch Baroque.
Period: Dutch Baroque Era.
Movement: Baroque.
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