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Winter Landscape with Ice Skaters | Avercamp, Hendrick

Winterlandschap met schaatsers

Description

    • The high vantage point of this painting turns it into a sampler of human – and animal – activity during a harsh winter. Hundreds of people are out on the ice, most of them for pleasure, others working out of dire necessity. Avercamp did not shy away from grim details: in the left foreground crows and a dog feast on the carcass of a horse that has frozen to death.

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  • Date:

    • http://semium.org/time/16xx_1_third
    • http://semium.org/time/16xx
  • Creation date:

    • 1608
  • Period:

    • Early 17th century
    • 1608
    • Time
    • 17-th
    • 17th
    • 17th century
    • Chronological period
    • Second millenium AD
    • Second millenium AD, years 1001-2000
  • Place/Time:

    • first quarter 17th century

Provenance

  • Provenance:

    • Veiling van de collectie G. de Clercq (Amsterdam) 1 juni 1897, lot 1; aangekocht door C.F. Roos & Co (Amsterdam); ƒ 550,00 aangekocht door het Rijksmuseum, 1898-01.
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    • http://hdl.handle.net/10934/RM0001.COLLECT.5853
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  • First published in Europeana:

    • 2014-05-27
  • Last updated in Europeana:

    • 2016-05-11

Copyright

  • Rights:

    • free of rights
    • http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

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  • Place/Time:

    • first quarter 17th century

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