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Royal-Size Bible / Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti / Biblische figuren, Darinnen die fürnembste historien, in heiliger Schrifft begriffen, geschichtmässig entworffen / Figures de la Bible, demonstrans les principales histoires de la Saincte Escriture / Bybelsche figuren, vertonende de voornaemste historien der Heylige Schrifture / Figures of the Bible, in wich almost every history of the Holy Scriptures is discribed / Theatrum passionis et mortis domini ac servatoris nostri Iesu Christi

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1939,0130.1.113

  • Title (series)

    • Royal-Size Bible
    • Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti
    • Biblische figuren, Darinnen die fürnembste historien, in heiliger Schrifft begriffen, geschichtmässig entworffen
    • Figures de la Bible, demonstrans les principales histoires de la Saincte Escriture
    • Bybelsche figuren, vertonende de voornaemste historien der Heylige Schrifture
    • Figures of the Bible, in wich almost every history of the Holy Scriptures is discribed
    • Theatrum passionis et mortis domini ac servatoris nostri Iesu Christi
  • Description

    Christ crowned with thorns; Christ with tied hands seated at left in a classical building, several Roman soldiers putting the thorn-crown on His head and mocking Him, other soldiers onlooking at right; after Abraham van Diepenbeeck; from a series of eighteen engravings showing the passion of Christ; from a series of 130 engravings (plus title-page) forming a Picture Bible
    Engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1652 (c.)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 406 millimetres
    • Width: 515 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with production details, in lower left of the image: "Abraham a Diepenbeeck inventor" and "CIViβcher excudit". Lettered in the lower margin with biblical verse in Latin and four columns containing four lines of Dutch verse: "Plectentes coronam de spinis...Matth.27.28." and "De smert was niet genoech.../...staen de saecken slecht.". Numbered 8 in lower right corner.
  • Curator's comments

    For comment on the volume see 1939,0130.1.1. This is a copy in reverse (with variations, the group of figures at right was added) after the engraving by Bailliu which was made after a design by Diepenbeeck, see R,2.104. This is plate 8 from a series showing the passion of Christ, for comment see 1939,0130.1.105.

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  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 11 (Bailliu; copy) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 2 (after A. van Diepenbeeck; copy) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein undescribed (Visscher) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (157*.b.25)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1939

  • Acquisition notes

    The ex-libris of Charles Bruce (dated 1712) is pasted on the verso of the title-page (1939,0130.1.1)

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1939,0130.1.113

Christ crowned with thorns; Christ with tied hands seated at left in a classical building, several Roman soldiers putting the thorn-crown on His head and mocking Him, other soldiers onlooking at right; after Abraham van Diepenbeeck; from a series of eighteen engravings showing the passion of Christ; from a series of 130 engravings (plus title-page) forming a Picture Bible  Engraving

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Christ crowned with thorns; Christ with tied hands seated at left in a classical building, several Roman soldiers putting the thorn-crown on His head and mocking Him, other soldiers onlooking at right; after Abraham van Diepenbeeck; from a series of eighteen engravings showing the passion of Christ; from a series of 130 engravings (plus title-page) forming a Picture Bible Engraving

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