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  • Museum number

    1891,0414.583

  • Description

    Adoration of the Magi; called the adoration with the torches; after Peter Paul Rubens Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1635-1653
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 576 millimetres
    • Width: 432 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with one Latin line: "Serenissimo et potentissiomo Alberto ... dedicat consecratque", below left "P. P. Rubens pinxit", right "Peter Nolpe fecit", privilege centre "Cum privilegiis Christianissimi, Principum Belgarum & Ordinum Bataviae".
  • Curator's comments

    After a central panel of Rubens' triptych 'The Adoration of the Magi' in the Sint-Janskerk in Mechelen (Rooses 162).
    Same composition and dedication as Vorsterman's engraving (Schneevoogt 22.54).

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 11.II bibliographic details
    • Schneevoogt 1873 22.85 bibliographic details
    • Corpus Rubenianum XXI 8a (cf.) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1891

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1891,0414.583

Adoration of the Magi; called the adoration with the torches; after Peter Paul Rubens Engraving

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Adoration of the Magi; called the adoration with the torches; after Peter Paul Rubens Engraving

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