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ID number:  BIRBI-2001.1
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Artist / Maker:  Derkzen van Angeren, Antoon (1878-1961)
Title / Object name:  Two skulls
Object type:  Print
Culture:  Dutch
Date made:  1908-9
Materials:  Etching
Measurements:  300 x 397 mm
Provenance:  Presented to the Trustees of the Barber Institute, 2001

This etching revives the distinctive Dutch seventeenth-century painting category of vanitas still-life. One or more skulls in isolation was a tradition established by Angeren's seventeenth-century predecessor, Hercules Segers (1589/90-1633-38).

Inscriptions / Translations:  Inscriptions, sale stamps & c: signed in pencil, lower right, outside image line: Ant. Derkzen van Angeren

Notes:  Exhibited: 'Barber Goes North: Treasures from the Barber Institute', Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, UK, 15 October 2010 - 15 December 2010; 'Age of Expressionism', Slade School of Art, London, UK, 08 February 2011 - 25 March 2011

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