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Leges Militiæ Angelicæ (The Laws of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1858,0417.1291

  • Title (object)

    • Leges Militiæ Angelicæ (The Laws of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity)
  • Description

    Commemorative print on the founding of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity (also called the Guild of the Cord of St Thomas Aquinas) in 1649 by Franciscus Deurwaarders; with four columns of engraved text with the ten laws of the order, a monk distributing knotted prayer cords below, two angels capturing another monk with a rope above; with dedication by Ambrosius Nachtegael; after Erasmus Quellinus.
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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1650 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 427 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 290 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered extensively within impression with propositions to be defended in the thesis.
        Signed in lower part of impression: "E. Quellinus delineavit." and "Richard Collin sculpsit.".
  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1858

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1858,0417.1291

Commemorative print on the founding of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity (also called the Guild of the Cord of St Thomas Aquinas) in 1649 by Franciscus Deurwaarders;  with four columns of engraved text with the ten laws of the order, a monk distributing knotted prayer cords below, two angels capturing another monk with a rope above; with dedication by Ambrosius Nachtegael; after Erasmus Quellinus.  Engraving

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Commemorative print on the founding of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity (also called the Guild of the Cord of St Thomas Aquinas) in 1649 by Franciscus Deurwaarders; with four columns of engraved text with the ten laws of the order, a monk distributing knotted prayer cords below, two angels capturing another monk with a rope above; with dedication by Ambrosius Nachtegael; after Erasmus Quellinus. Engraving

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