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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    R,3.62

  • Description

    St Peter finding the tribute money in a fish; the Apostle holding a fish in his hand and a coin in the other, surrounded by several men, one women at left carrying a basket with fish; after Peter Paul Rubens
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1622-1628
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 285 millimetres
    • Width: 355 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        In lower margin centre two lines Latin "Vade ad mare ... Mat. XVII.", lower left "P. P. Rubens pinxit.", lower right the privilege "Cum privilegiis Regis Christianissimi / Principum Belgarum et Ord. Bataviae".
  • Curator's comments

    After the left panel of Rubens' triptych 'The Miraculous Draught of Fishes' in the Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-over-de-Dijlekerk in Mechelen.
    A second painting with this subject is mentioned in Rubens' letter to Sir Dudley Carlton of 28 April 1618 (Renger, 1974, p.171).

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 13.I (Vorsterman) bibliographic details
    • Schneevoogt 1873 33.188 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1769

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    R,3.62

St Peter finding the tribute money in a fish; the Apostle holding a fish in his hand and a coin in the other, surrounded by several men, one women at left carrying a basket with fish; after Peter Paul Rubens  Engraving

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St Peter finding the tribute money in a fish; the Apostle holding a fish in his hand and a coin in the other, surrounded by several men, one women at left carrying a basket with fish; after Peter Paul Rubens Engraving

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