Pieter Aertsen, 1552 - The Egg Dance - fine art print

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What does the curator team of the Rijksmuseum write about the work of art made by Pieter Aertsen? (© Copyright - Rijksmuseum - Rijksmuseum)

At right, in this brothel, a young man does an egg dance to the music of a bagpiper. While dancing, he had to roll an egg within a chalk circle – without it breaking – and to cover it with a wooden bowl. This ‘pointless’ amusement, along with the dissolute behaviour of the other figures, served as a moral warning against debauchery.

About this article

The classic art piece of art was painted by the northern renaissance painter Pieter Aertsen. Furthermore, the work of art belongs to the Rijksmuseum's digital art collection in Amsterdam, Netherlands. With courtesy of - Rijksmuseum (public domain).In addition to that, the work of art has the following creditline: . In addition to this, the alignment is in landscape format with a ratio of 2 : 1, which implies that the length is two times longer than the width. Pieter Aertsen was a male painter, whose style was primarily Northern Renaissance. The artist lived for a total of 68 years, born in the year 1507 in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands and died in the year 1575.

Details about the piece of art

Title of the piece of art: "The Egg Dance"
Categorization: painting
General category: classic art
Temporal classification: 16th century
Year of creation: 1552
Approximate age of artwork: over 460 years
Museum / collection: Rijksmuseum
Location of the museum: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web page: Rijksmuseum
License: public domain
Courtesy of: Rijksmuseum

About the item

Product classification: wall art
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Production technique: UV direct print
Manufacturing: manufactured in Germany
Stock type: production on demand
Intended product usage: home design, wall décor
Image orientation: landscape format
Image ratio: (length : width) 2 : 1
Image aspect ratio implication: the length is two times longer than the width
Available material choices: canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) sizes: 40x20cm - 16x8", 60x30cm - 24x12", 80x40cm - 31x16", 100x50cm - 39x20", 120x60cm - 47x24", 160x80cm - 63x31"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) sizes: 40x20cm - 16x8", 60x30cm - 24x12", 80x40cm - 31x16", 100x50cm - 39x20", 120x60cm - 47x24", 160x80cm - 63x31"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 60x30cm - 24x12", 80x40cm - 31x16", 100x50cm - 39x20", 120x60cm - 47x24"
Aluminium print variants: 40x20cm - 16x8", 60x30cm - 24x12", 80x40cm - 31x16", 100x50cm - 39x20", 120x60cm - 47x24"
Frame: please note that this reproduction has no frame

Artist details table

Artist: Pieter Aertsen
Aliases: Langepier, Langh Pier, Aertsz Pieter, Artsen, Lange Peter, Langen Pier, Lange rijer, Pieter Aertsen, Aertson, Aertsen Lange Pier, Peter Aertsen, pietro Long, Lange Reyer, Pieter aerzten, Aerston, Aertsen Peter, Aerston Pieter, Aertsz. Lange Pier, Aertsen Pieter, Petrus Aertsens, Lange Pier, Aertsen, Aertsen Lange Reyer, pieter aertsens, Aertsz. Pieter
Gender of the artist: male
Nationality of artist: Dutch
Jobs: painter
Country of origin: the Netherlands
Classification of the artist: old master
Art styles: Northern Renaissance
Lifetime: 68 years
Born in the year: 1507
City of birth: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Died: 1575
Died in (place): Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

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