TITLE

An Iconographical Riddle: Gerbrandt van den Eeckhout's Royal Repast in the Liechtenstein Princely Collections

AUTHOR(S)
Dixon, Laurinda S.; Chu, Petra ten-Doesschate
PUB. DATE
December 1989
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec89, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p610
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an alchemical interpretation of the painting 'The Royal Repast in a Cave,' by Gerbrandt van den Eeckhout. Overview of the religious and allegorical interpretations; Information on the state of alchemy during the 17th century; Investigation of alchemical texts and emblem books; Analysis of the figures in the painting and their alchemical symbolisms.
ACCESSION #
5314454

 

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