Alain.R.Truong

09 février 2016

Can manufactured with lid for the Amsterdam silversmith guild, Adam van Vianen (I), 1614

Can manufactured with lid for the Amsterdam silversmith guild, Adam van Vianen (I), 1614, silver gilt, h 25,0cm 14,0cm × W × D × g 9,0cm 910,0gr. Purchase with support from the Prince Bernhard Fund, the Rembrandt Association and the Foundation for the Promotion of the National Museum Holdings, 1976 - BK-1976-75. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. With lid of gilded silver. On the round, corrugated base sits a monkey that carries the cuppa. The cuppa widens towards the top, with a pouring spout at the... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

Cornelis Cornelisz. Haarlem, The Fall, 1592

Cornelis Cornelisz. Haarlem, The Fall, 1592, oil on canvas, h 273cm × 220cm b. Acquisition Jul-1804 - SK-A-129. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. The Fall. Adam and Eve standing in front of the tree of knowledge. A snake Eve reaches an apple. Figures for all kinds of animals: monkey, cat, dog, slugs, hedgehog, frog, fox and owl. Left in the background are Adam and Eve warned by God not to eat of the tree. Left in the background is to see God (a cloud with a human face and hands) Adam and Eve... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2016

Adriaen van Utrecht, Pronk Still Life, 1644

Adriaen van Utrecht, Pronk Still Life, 1644, oil on canvas, 185cm × h b 242,5cm. On loan from the City of Amsterdam (bequest A. van der Hoop), 1885 - SK-C-301. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Still life. A large table with a pie, bowls of fruit (grapes, lemons, peaches, plums, figs and blackberries). In the middle a lobster and some crabs, a plate with ham and a decorative jar, a tazza, some glasses and a large shell on a pedestal. Right a bowl with strawberries, gourd and vines with a Roemer. In the... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

Pieter Gijsels, Still Life with a fountain, 1680 - 1691

Pieter Gijsels, Still Life with a fountain, 1680 - 1691, oil on copper, H 38cm × W 47cm. Purchase with the support of the Rembrandt Association, 1905 - SK-A-2213. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Still life of flowers, fruits and dishes with a fountain with a putto on a dolphin, between columns. Below left two hares, a cauliflower and a gourd, grapes, corn, apricots, apples and currants. Right lampetstel a gold and a monkey (meerkat). Among the fruits are all kinds of birds, butterflies and other insects.
09 février 2016

Dirck Hals, The outdoor party, 1627

Dirck Hals, The outdoor party, 1627, oil on panel, h 77,6cm × b 135,7cm, signature and date, center left, "D NECK 1627'. Acquisition May 1899. SK-A-1796. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. A 17th century public will certainly have great pleasure experienced at this joyful spectacle.At the same time have been aware of the message will lies in the fact that there is more to this world than to eat, drink and celebrate. A telling detail is the monkey on a chain: it stands for sinful man, who willingly let... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2016

Monkey in persimmon tree, Ohara Koson, Matsuki Heikichi, 1900 - 1930

Monkey in persimmon tree, Ohara Koson, Matsuki Heikichi, 1900 - 1930. Color woodcut; line block in black with colored blocks, h 341mm × 186mm b. Donation of Mr. J. Perrée, Eindhoven, 1999 - RP-P-1999-500. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.  


08 février 2016

Monkey snuffbox, Porzellan Manufaktur Meissen, ca. 1730 - ca. 1733

Monkey snuffbox, Porzellan Manufaktur Meissen, ca. 1730 - ca. 1733, modeller: Johann Joachim Kändler (attributed to), porcelain, painting technique, h 48,0cm 24,5cm × W × D 31.5 cm wide. BK-17492. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Figure of painted porcelain. The figure presents a white monkey with brown head before sitting on a tree stump. With his right leg he takes a sniff of a white oval snuff box with open lid beaten, he is holding in his left foreleg.Around his waist monkey wearing a belt. The figure... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2016

A monkey sitting on a chain, Hendrick Goltzius, 1592 - 1602

A monkey sitting on a chain, Hendrick Goltzius, 1592 - 1602, black, tan and red chalk, h 406mm × 300mm b. Purchase with the support of the Rembrandt Association, 1888 - RP-T-1888-A-1510. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
08 février 2016

La Grande Singerie du Château de Chantilly

La Grande Singerie du Château de Chantilly La Grande Singerie du Château de Chantilly, détail. Evoquant le goût pour l’Asie, à la mode au XVIIIe siècle, ce boudoir a été entièrement décoré dans les années 1730 de peintures murales de Christophe Huet dont les motifs représentent les actions des hommes sous la forme de singes, afin de se moquer d’eux et de leurs travers.  La Grande Singerie du Château de Chantilly. L'écran de cheminée attribué à Christophe Huet et le détail d'une dorure. ©  L'Internaute... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2016

William Curtis Rolf, Deyrolle Monkey Relaxing On his Chest Of Drawers

William Curtis Rolf, Deyrolle Monkey Relaxing On his Chest Of Drawers © William Curtis Rolf 17" x 22" = $2500 - 32" x 48" = $4800 - 48" x 72" = $9500 Photographer William Curtis Rolf has been granted exclusive permission on several occasions to photograph the magical creatures at the Deyrolle. Given the freedom to stage the taxidermy animals as he wished, William was able to create beautiful images and surreal atmospheres with a touch of whimsy. William’s life-long affection for European life styles of the... [Lire la suite]