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Cutting for the Stone

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  • Janet Couloute asked

    I am a PhD researcher. I would like to include Jan Steens cutting of the stones and Francois Verwilts cutting of the stone in my thesis. What are your conditions for doing this? Thank you. Janet Couloute

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Hi Janet, it really depends on how you want to include the artworks in your thesis. If you want to use the images, then you could send your request to images@boijmans.nl. Does this answer suffice or do you have another question? Kind regards, Sarie.


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Title Cutting for the Stone
Material and technique Oil on panel
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 36,5 cm
Height 45,6 cm
Artists Painter: Jan Havicksz. Steen
Accession number 1827 (OK)
Credits From the estate of F.J.O. Boijmans, 1847
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1847
Creation date in circa 1675
Collector Collector / F.J.O. Boijmans
External exhibitions De verbeelding van de Nederlandse spreekwoorden (2006)
De Gezonde Stad (2022)
Research Show research Alma
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Jan Havicksz. Steen

Leiden 1626 - Leiden 1679

Jan Steen is known for his humorous depictions of the everyday life of farmers and the middle-classes in 17th-century Holland. He worked in The Hague, Haarlem,...

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