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print / book-illustration

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1868,0612.561

  • Description

    Christ served by angels; Christ seen seated under a large rock with angels serving him with trays filled with food and drinks; to the right, angels seen arriving from the sky with more trays; animals, including a porcupine, seen in the foreground; from 'Evangelicae Historiae Imagines'; after Bernardus Passerus
    Engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1593
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 175 millimetres
    • Width: 142 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed on plate with initials: 'Bern. Pass. Rom. Invent' and 'Hieronymus W. fecit'
  • Curator's comments

    One of 153 plates of the 'Evangelicae Historiae Imagines' (20 plates were done by printmakers other than Wierix); inscriptions in margins and numbers have been trimmed, the reference letters on each image have been rubbed off on the sheet; for the entire series with its original margins and reference letters see 157*.a.4; see N.H. 56 (Book illustrations).

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  • Bibliography

    • Alvin 1866 1682 bibliographic details
    • Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1979 2004 bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 56.15.(224) (Wierix; Book Illustrations) bibliographic details
  • Location

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

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Evangelicae Historiae Imagines
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1868

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1868,0612.561

Christ served by angels; Christ seen seated under a large rock with angels serving him with trays filled with food and drinks; to the right, angels seen arriving from the sky with more trays; animals, including a porcupine, seen in the foreground; from 'Evangelicae Historiae Imagines'; after Bernardus Passerus  Engraving

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Christ served by angels; Christ seen seated under a large rock with angels serving him with trays filled with food and drinks; to the right, angels seen arriving from the sky with more trays; animals, including a porcupine, seen in the foreground; from 'Evangelicae Historiae Imagines'; after Bernardus Passerus Engraving

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