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Subjects : Still life
Keywords : 17th century, Baroque, beef, meat, still life, suspended
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Le Boeuf écorché

The Flayed Ox was painted by Rembrandt in 1655. It is 94 cm high and 69 cm wide. It is housed in the Musée du Louvre in Paris. It is one of Rembrandt's rare still life paintings, with the moral significance of a memento mori. In the background is a maid, like a spectator on the other side of the painting. Over and above the moral content, Rembrandt is interested here in the rendering of materials. He had observed this model in action, and transcribed it in oily impasto, creating a dual effect of attraction and disgust. The economy of means is increasingly palpable, with an increasingly reduced palette and rough, brutal brushstrokes. Rembrandt kept this painting in his studio until it was sold. The same subject in similar dimensions (84 cm by 70.2 cm) was treated by one of Rembrandt's pupils, Jan Victors, in a painting in the Musée d'art et d'histoire de Genève dated 1646. (Notes and references: Peintures flamandes et hollandaises du Musée d'art et d'histoire de Genève. Favre ed. Fondation Pierre Arnaud, page [...]


This artwork is a painting from the classical period. It belongs to the baroque style.


« Le Boeuf écorché » is kept at Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.


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