Roelant Savery

Orpheus Charming the Animals with his Music



Roelant Savery - Orpheus Charming the Animals with his Music



Roelant Savery
Orpheus Charming the Animals with his Music
1627
131.5 x 62 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated lower centre: ROELANDT / SAVERY FE / 1627
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Provenance

Stadholder Frederik Hendrik, The Hague, 1632
Oranienstein Palace, Diez, 1775
by inheritance to Prince William V, The Hague, until 1795
confiscated by the French, transferred to the Muséum Central des Arts/Musée Napoléon (Musée du Louvre), Paris, 1795-1815
Royal Picture Gallery, housed in the Prince William V Gallery, The Hague, 1816
transferred to the Mauritshuis, 1822

External links

Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 157

Other works by Roelandt Savery


Roelandt Savery Lions resting in a wooded glade with a parrot, animal bones and a waterfall nearby, two leopards on the bank beyond
Lions resting in a wooded glade with a parrot, animal bones and a waterfall nearby, two leopards on the bank beyond

Roelandt Savery Horses, cattle, sheep and goats beneath trees in the foreground
Horses, cattle, sheep and goats beneath trees in the foreground

Roelandt Savery Flower Still Life
Flower Still Life
c. 1613/15

Roelandt Savery Vase of Flowers in a Niche
Vase of Flowers in a Niche
1611

Roelandt Savery Alpine Landscape with Torrent and Hunter
Alpine Landscape with Torrent and Hunter