The Holy Ark falling in the hands of the Philistines
Old Master Paintings
|Medium, technique||oil on oak|
44.5 × 79 cm
|Collection||Old Master Paintings|
|On view||This artwork is not on display|
Deriving from kitchen and market scenes, fish pieces are reminders of the perishable nature of the goods from this world. In early ensembles, fish pieces represent the element Water. Dead animals displayed in such paintings as well as those in game pieces are associated with death.
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