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Solomon's song

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1933,0318.3

  • Title (series)

    • Solomon's song
  • Description

    The Lord's spouse with the regalia of a Queen kneeling and flanked by maidens; Jesus Christ appears in a cloud above and directs blood from the wound in His chest; plate 6; after Maarten de Vos.
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1590 (after)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 210 millimetres
    • Width: 262 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below left "M. de Vos invent" and at right "CJVisscher Excu" and numbered in corner "6". Below centre "Cantica .6.1.". In the margin with four columns of Latin, each two lines "Regia coelestis ... faventes".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment see 1949,0406.16. A related drawing sold at Christie's, London, 28 May 1977, lot 152.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 116 copy bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 137 copy (Maarten de Vos) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Post-binder Large)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1933

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1933,0318.3

The Lord's spouse with the regalia of a Queen kneeling and flanked by maidens; Jesus Christ appears in a cloud above and directs blood from the wound in His chest; plate 6; after Maarten de Vos.  Engraving

The Lord's spouse with the regalia of a Queen kneeling and flanked by maidens; Jesus Christ appears in a cloud above and directs blood from the wound in His chest; plate 6; after Maarten de Vos. Engraving

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