De strijkster

De strijkster

<p style="margin:0cm;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif;">A woman, probably a maid, is quietly ironing a few items of clothing. Beside her are a washtub and a basket full of washed linen. The cellar floor has been swept. The broom and the clean laundry reinforce the image that many foreigners had of Dutch households at the time: they were remarkably clean and tidy.</span></p>

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A woman, probably a maid, is quietly ironing a few items of clothing. Beside her are a washtub and a basket full of washed linen. The cellar floor has been swept. The broom and the clean laundry reinforce the image that many foreigners had of Dutch households at the time: they were remarkably clean and tidy.

This object is now not on display in the museum

Title

De strijkster

Artist

Jacob Duck (Utrecht (?) 1600 ca. - 1667 Utrecht)

Dating

1650 - 1665

Material and technique

olieverf op paneel

Object number

6923

Object type

schilderij

Acquisition

aankoop met steun van de Vereniging Rembrandt 1932

Dimensions

hoogte 42.5 cm

breedte 33.1 cm

hoogte (met lijst) 54.8 cm

breedte (met lijst) 45.7 cm

diepte lijst 5 cm

Inscriptions and markings

  • signatuur r.o. (met verf): JADVck (JAD aaneen)

More of the same motif

genre

Remarks

Tot 1999 (publicatie van de coll. cat. Schilderkunst tot 1850) datering ca. 1640

Het keukeninterieur is vrijwel identiek aan J. Duck, 'Interieur met soldaten en vrouwen', ca. 1650. Paneel, 42 x 61 cm. Los Angeles, The Paul Getty Museum, inv. nr. 70.pb.19. Kopie op doek, 49 x 40 cm door Hans Hoesch (1855-1902) op veiling Klaus Seidel, Berlijn 29/30-05-1987. Zie 'Weltkunst' 57 (1987), afb. op p. 1483.

Documentation

  • 'niet ledighs of ydels...' : Nederlandse genreschilders uit de zeventiende eeuw, Christopher Brown, (Amsterdam, 1984), p. 162, afb.

  • 17th century Dutch Paintings, (New York, 1959), cat. nr. 10, met afb.

  • Catalogus van schilderijen der Utrechtsche School, (Utrecht, 1941), cat. nr. 78, afb. 29

Exhibitions

  • De gezonde stad , Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2022

  • Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 2015 - 2016

  • Standpunten. Anders kijken naar de collectie moderne kunst, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2008 - 2009

Persistent url

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https://hdl.handle.net/21.12130/collect.54AC1EEA-7F6A-4A82-B341-2B5174782051

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