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The slaughtered swine

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Barent Fabritius may have taken the inspiration for his painting of a butchered pig from Rembrandt’s famous work featuring a slaughtered ox, which hangs in the Louvre in Paris. The subject had been popular since the 16th century, however, so it is equally possible that he based his work on a painting by another artist. Fabritius did not invent the detail of the children playing with a pig’s bladder; it had been one of the most common additions from the outset.

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Title The slaughtered swine
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 100 cm
Width 80 cm
Artists Schilder: Barent Fabritius
Accession number 1214 (OK)
Credits Aankoop met steun van/ Purchase with support of: Vereniging Rembrandt 1935
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1935
Age artist About 41 years old
Research Alma
Material
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Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Barent Fabritius

Middenbeemster 1624 - Amsterdam 1673

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