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satirical print / print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1871,1209.4758

  • Description

    Three-sheet satire on the Catholic church, right hand sheet only; reliquary has been carried into church, followed by crowd including Pope Boniface and King Pepin; two lunatics expose themselves at entrance while men and women dance to pipe and drum round crucifix. 1605 Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1605
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 445 millimetres
    • Width: 485 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with 9 lines of Latin verse in 3 columns and numerals (for an explanatory key), and Dutch captions within image
  • Curator's comments

    For companion sheet see 1871-12-9-4733. Third sheet not in BM.

  • Bibliography

    • Nagler 1858-79 1.2058 bibliographic details
    • Muller 1863-1882 432 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (History 1608 Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1871

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1871,1209.4758

Three-sheet satire on the Catholic church, right hand sheet only; reliquary has been carried into church, followed by crowd including Pope Boniface and King Pepin; two lunatics expose themselves at entrance while men and women dance to pipe and drum round crucifix.  1605 Etching and engraving

Recto

Three-sheet satire on the Catholic church, right hand sheet only; reliquary has been carried into church, followed by crowd including Pope Boniface and King Pepin; two lunatics expose themselves at entrance while men and women dance to pipe and drum round crucifix. 1605 Etching and engraving

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