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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1891,0414.568

  • Description

    Adoration of the shepherds with nine figures, called 'with the spider'; four shepherds and two women (one holds a basket) gaze at the Christ child lying in a manger; after Peter Paul Rubens Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1630-1676
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 146 millimetres
    • Width: 96 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered upper margin "EEN KINDEREN IS ONS GHEBOREN", lower right "Fred Bouttats fec.", and lower margin "Wie dan ... der hemelen. Matth, 18".
  • Curator's comments

    After the painting by Rubens in Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, inv.no.D.803-6 (Rooses 150).
    A drawing retouched by Rubens is in the Musée du Louvre, Paris, inv.no.20.309.

  • Bibliography

    • Schneevoogt 1873 16.27 bibliographic details
    • Hollstein copies 6.c (under L. Vorsterman I) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1891

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1891,0414.568

Adoration of the shepherds with nine figures, called 'with the spider'; four shepherds and two women (one holds a basket) gaze at the Christ child lying in a manger; after Peter Paul Rubens Engraving

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Adoration of the shepherds with nine figures, called 'with the spider'; four shepherds and two women (one holds a basket) gaze at the Christ child lying in a manger; after Peter Paul Rubens Engraving

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