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ID: 700002154Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
The Alchemist (painting (visual work); Cornelis Bega (Dutch, 1631 or 1632 - 1664) (Dutch Artist); 1663; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 84.PB.56)
Note: Genre scene is a comment on time wasted on materialistic and futile pursuits.
Titles:
The Alchemist (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Der Alchemist (C,U,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
painting (visual work) [300033618] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
paintings (preferred)

Creation Date: 1663

Creator Display:
Cornelis Bega (Dutch, 1631 or 1632 - 1664) (Dutch Artist) [preferred,JPGM]
Bega, Cornelis (Dutch painter and draftsman, born 1631 or 1632, died 1664) [500118926]
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: 84.PB.56
Other: Former: Europe [1000003] World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Oil on panel
oil paint (paint) [300015050]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>)
panels (wood) [300014657]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>, wood (plant material), <wood by form or function>)

Dimensions: Unframed: 36.2 x 32.2 cm (14 1/4 x 12 11/16 in.); Framed: 49.5 x 45.7 x 6.7 cm (19 1/2 x 18 x 2 5/8 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, <Renaissance-Baroque styles and periods>)

General Subject:
genre (preferred )
allegory

Specific Subjects:
alchemist [300236020]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by occupation>, people in the occult sciences) (AAT)
materialism (cultural attitude) [300055793]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, <culture and related concepts>, culture-related concepts, <cultural movements and attitudes>) (AAT)
reality [300379727]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, social science concepts, psychological concepts) (AAT)

Provenance: Louis-César de La Baume Le Blanc, duc de La Vallière, - 1780 Estate of Louis-César de La Baume Le Blanc, duc de La Vallière, 1780 - 1781 Jacques Langlier, 1781 - Frederick Augustus, duke of York, - 1827 Norton, 1827 - John Charles William Sawbridge-Erle-Drax, - 1935 Davey, 1935 - Sir William Jackson Pope, after 1935 - 1939 Fisher Scientific Company, by 1966 H. Shickman Gallery, - 1984
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
The Alchemist........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Der Alchemist........ [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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