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Fame

Jan Gerritsz van Bronckhorst1656-01-01/1656-01-02

Royal Palace Amsterdam

Royal Palace Amsterdam

Fame or Good Repute is personified by a winged figure holding an olive branch and a trumpet. The trumpet stands for gossip and rumour. The olive branch symbolises Good Repute and the uprightness of the God-fearing man. The white wings stand for Fame’s purity and speed.

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  • Title: Fame
  • Date Created: 1656-01-01/1656-01-02
  • Place Part Of: Netherlands
  • Display: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Description: Oil on Canvas
  • Artist: Jan van Bronckhorst
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: © Stichting Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam. Photo: Wim Ruigrok., ©Stichting Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam

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