Stilleven met dode vissen

Stilleven met dode vissen

<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;">As early as the 14th century, it was forbidden to offer the same fish at the market two days running. Fishmongers were also not allowed to sell old herring as new. The many regulations for the sale of fish were designed to protect the population and to favour the city&rsquo;s market vendors over those from elsewhere.</span></p>

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As early as the 14th century, it was forbidden to offer the same fish at the market two days running. Fishmongers were also not allowed to sell old herring as new. The many regulations for the sale of fish were designed to protect the population and to favour the city’s market vendors over those from elsewhere.

This object is now not on display in the museum

Title

Stilleven met dode vissen

Artist

Jacob Gillig (Krefeld (?) 1636 ca. - 1701 Utrecht)

Dating

1678

Material and technique

olieverf op paneel

Object number

7163

Object type

schilderij

Acquisition

aankoop met steun van de Vereniging Rembrandt + 1934 (bruikleen sinds 1933)

Dimensions

hoogte 47 cm

breedte 67.5 cm

hoogte (met lijst) 74 cm

breedte (met lijst) 95 cm

Inscriptions and markings

  • signatuur en datering l.o. (met verf): J: Gillig. f 1678

More of the same motif

stilleven, visstilleven

Remarks

Geboorteplaats Jacob Gillig van M.J. Bok. De vader van Jacob Gillig, `Michael Gulich', werd op 11-07-1639 met attestatie van Krefeld lidmaat van de Gereformeerde Gemeente te Utrecht. Het Utrechts Archief, n.h. Kerkvoogdij, inv. nr. 407, folio 84 verso.

Documentation

  • Catalogus van schilderijen der Utrechtsche School, (Utrecht, 1941), cat. nr. 83 x, afb. 28

  • De Catalogus der schilderijen [1952], (Utrecht, 1952), cat. nr. 107, afb. 52

  • Fish : still lifes by Dutch and Flemish masters 1550-1700, concept and ed. Liesbeth M. Helmus ; authors Eddy de Jongh ... [et al.], (Utrecht, 2004), pp. 284-285, met afb. in kleur

Exhibitions

  • De gezonde stad , Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2022

  • Jessica Stockholder, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2019

  • Fish: Still-lives in the Netherlands 1550-1700, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, 2004

Persistent url

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https://hdl.handle.net/21.12130/collect.B53E4B12-AE74-481C-BD7D-17F14DDEAE74

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