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A Woman and a Maid with a Fish in an Interior

A Woman and a Maid with a Fish in an Interior

Pieter de Hooch (in circa 1670 -1675)

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  • Lin asked

    I wanna know how about the size of this work?Thank you!

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Dear Lin,
    De size of this artwork is 72,7 cm by 84 cm. You can always find the dimensions of our artworks under specifications.
    Kind regards,


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De Hooch excelled in depicting complex structured spaces with figures. The composition is built up of many horizontal and vertical elements, with the diagonal pattern of the tiled floor in the foreground. The woman going about her household duties is a frequently recurring theme for De Hooch. Care and housely virtue are perhaps the theme of these scenes.

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Title A Woman and a Maid with a Fish in an Interior
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width Error: 72,7 is not a valid BCD value cm
Height 84 cm
Artists Painter: Pieter de Hooch
Accession number 2500 (OK)
Credits Acquired with the collection of D.G. Van Beuningen, 1958
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1958
Creation date in circa 1670 -1675
Collector Collector / D.G. van Beuningen
External exhibitions Communication: Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer (3 venues) (2011)
Boijmans bij de Buren - Ateliergeheimen (2019)
Research Show research Alma
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Pieter de Hooch

Rotterdam 1629 - Amsterdam in of na 1679

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