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Times of Day / Meridies

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Nn,7.11.2

  • Title (object)

    • Meridies

    Title (series)

    • Times of Day
  • Description

    Midday; landscape with a group of shepherds and their flock; one of the shepherds reclines and drinks from a lidded tankard; a peasant woman breast feeds her baby and a boy wearing a hat sleeps nearby; in the distance a field is being ploughed; after Nicolaes Berchem Engraving and etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1660 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 326 millimetres
    • Width: 369 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in the centre of the margin "MERIDIES". Below left "C Berghem invent / J. Vißcher fecit" and at right "Justus Danckerts Excudit".
  • Curator's comments

    This is one from a series of four, for comment on the series see Nn,7.11.1. A related grisaille attributed to Berchem in the Hermitage, St Petersburg, inv.no.2037.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 2 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1835

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Nn,7.11.2

  • Additional IDs

    • 1835,0711.12

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