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ID: 700002024Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Nude Woman with a Snake (drawing (visual work); Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606 - 1669) (Dutch Art...; about 1637; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 81.GB.27)
Note: The snake, the headdress, and her bared breast suggest that Rembrandt meant to depict Cleopatra, although recent scholars have suggested that the figure has certain aspects of Eve. In fact, Rembrandt used this drawing as the basis for his depiction of Eve in his drawing and subsequent etching Adam and Eve of 1638.
Titles:
Nude Woman with a Snake (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
drawing (visual work) [300033973] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
drawings (preferred)

Creation Date: about 1637

Creator Display:
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606 - 1669) (Dutch Artist) [preferred,JPGM]
Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch painter, draftsman, and printmaker, 1606-1669) [500011051]
Locations:
Current: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500329598] J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 81.GB.27
Other: Former: France [1000070] Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Red chalk with white gouache heightening
red chalk [300080064]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, chalk)
gouache (paint) [300070114]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>, water-base paint, watercolor (paint))
heightening [300053418]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <perspective and shading techniques>)

Dimensions: 24.7 x 13.7 cm (9 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.)
Cultures:
Dutch (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Baroque [300021147] (preferred,style)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods, <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <European styles and periods>, <Renaissance-Baroque styles and periods>)

General Subject:
human figure(s) (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
woman (female human) [300025943]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by gender>) (AAT)
nudes (representations) [300189568]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by subject type>, figures (representations)) (AAT)
snakes (suborder) [300250870]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (Hierarchy Name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Reptilia (class), Squamata (order)) (AAT)
Cleopatra (Egyptian monarch, -30 BCE) [500341470]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
Eve
..... Iconography Candidate

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Nude Woman with a Snake........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Subject: ....... [JPGM,VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
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