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Fishing for Souls, 1614 (oil on panel) Featured Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne Image

Fishing for Souls, 1614 (oil on panel)

1765807 Fishing for Souls, 1614 (oil on panel) by Venne, Adriaen Pietersz. van de (1589-1662); 98.5A--187.8 cm; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (add.info.: Allegory on religious jealousy in the truce period during the Dutch revolt (Eighty Years War) when the Low Countries under the leadership of Protestant William of Orange rebelled against the rule of the Catholic Philip II of Spain. On the sunny, leafy left side the Protestant north Netherlanders have a larger catch than the Catholic southerners as they both fish for souls in the river dividing them. This is a reference to a psalm: the righteous will flourish like a tree bearing fruit, whose leaves never wither.
Protestants include the Princes of Orange, Maurice and Frederick Henry, Frederick V of the Palatinate, James I of England and the young Louis XIII of France with his mother Maria de Medici, their fishermen's nets marked Faith, Hope & Charity. Catholics include Archduke Albert and Isabella, General Ambrosio Spinola, the Pope, cardinals and priests.
); Dutch, out of copyright

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Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire (oil on canvas) Featured Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne Image

Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire (oil on canvas)

3744369 Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire (oil on canvas) by Bright, Henry (1810-73); 61x50.8 cm; Nottingham City Museums and Galleries (Nottingham Castle); (add.info.: Formerly an Augustinian priory, Newstead Abbey was converted to a domestic home following the Dissolution of the Monasteries and became the ancestral home of the Romantic poet Lord Byron.
); A© Nottingham City Museums & Galleries ; English, out of copyright

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A pair of vases, c.1790 (jasper & ormolu) Featured Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne Image

A pair of vases, c.1790 (jasper & ormolu)

5674260 A pair of vases, c.1790 (jasper & ormolu) by Russian School (18th century); each 85x56x56 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Each with circular spreading lid with grape bunch and vine leaf finial, the tapering body with everted lip above bacchic mask handles, above a stylised scrolling border decorated with lotus and anthemion, the tapering base with a stiff-leaf cup, on a circular spreading moulded foot and square plinth, inscribed 168-45, No 00194 and No 00195, one section of the foliate border missing on one vase, one lid with two losses to the edge, the finials lacking one leaf, on square simulated porphyry bases. The group was possibly part of the furnishings of the Palace of Pavlovsk near St. Petersburg, and may have been presented to Duke Peter Friedrich Ludwig of Oldenburg (1755-1829) in 1801 by his sister-in-law Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia (1759-1828).); Photo A© Christie's Images; Russian, out of copyright

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