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The eight Beatitudes

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1949,0709.22

  • Title (series)

    • The eight Beatitudes
  • Description

    Blessed are the pure in heart. The Annunciation; the Archangel Gabriel holding a branch appears before the Virgin kneeling before her bed; in the foreground is a vase of lilies; after Heemskerck
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1566 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 214 millimetres
    • Width: 245 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered below right "6" and in five lines "BEATI ... VIDEBUNT". On the bedpost at left "M. / Heems / kerck / In." and "HMVL / Fec". In the margin two columns, each two lines "Macte animo ... in artus."
  • Curator's comments

    For comment see 1949,0709.19.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 318.I (Maarten van Heemskerck) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 42 (The Muller Dynasty (Harmen Jansz Muller)) bibliographic details
  • Location

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

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1949

  • Acquisition notes

    One of a group of 256 prints selected from the Liechtenstein collection after Heemskerk and Lambert Lombard.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1949,0709.22

The Annunciation; the Archangel Gabriel holding a branch appears before the Virgin kneeling before her bed; in the foreground is a vase of lilies; after Heemskerck  Engraving

The Annunciation; the Archangel Gabriel holding a branch appears before the Virgin kneeling before her bed; in the foreground is a vase of lilies; after Heemskerck Engraving

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