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Drawing - Interior with Slaughtered Pig
  • Interior with Slaughtered Pig
    Unknown Ostade, Adriaen van, born 1610 - died 1685
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Interior with Slaughtered Pig

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Holland (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    17th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    Ostade, Adriaen van, born 1610 - died 1685 (formerly ascribed to)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; framing line in brown ink

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.452

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 22

Physical description

Peasant and his family assembled about the carcass of a large pig, which has been recently killed and hung up for quartering. A night scene, with the light concentrated near the animal's head.

Place of Origin

Holland (possibly, drawn)

Date

17th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Unknown
Ostade, Adriaen van, born 1610 - died 1685 (formerly ascribed to)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; framing line in brown ink

Marks and inscriptions

452
Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.)

Ad. Ostade
Inscribed on old Dyce (?) mount, in pencil, at lower right, by Dyce

624
Inscribed on old Dyce (?) mount, in pencil, at lower right, in a nineteenth-century hand (with Dyce’s original inv. no.)

Dimensions

Height: 158 mm, Width: 190 mm

Object history note

Rev. Alexander Dyce (1798–1869), London, by whom bequeathed to the museum (L. Suppl. 153b), 1869.

Descriptive line

Drawing 'Interior with Slaughtered Pig', Anonymous Dutch(?), pen and brown ink

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum (London, 2014), vol.II, cat.615, p.555

Materials

Pen; Brown ink; Brown wash; Black chalk; Paper; Material

Techniques

Drawing; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Pig; Family

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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