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print / book-illustration

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1919,0616.66

  • Description

    Plate 1: Jesus Christ kneeling and holding a cross, looking up at God and the Holy Spirit; letterpress on verso; after Anthonis Sallaert; illustration to Judocus Andries' "Perpetua Crux sive Passio Jesu Christi" (Antwerp: 1649)
    Woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1649
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 90 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 60 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Titled above image: "1. Ab æterno destinatum Sacrificium Crucis / & Altaris.".
        Monogrammed in lower part: "AS" and "I.C.I.".
  • Curator's comments

    This is the first plate of a series of forty illustrations after Anthonis Sallaert to the Jesuit Andries Jodocus' "Perpetua Crux sive Passio Jesu Christi", first published in 1649 in Antwerp by Cornelis Woons. The book with illustrations was re-published between 1649 and 1721.
    For a complete set in BM collection see 1919,0616.66-105 and 1848,0304.206-245 (bound in a leather volume). For a separate impression of plate 12 see also 1925,0406.126.
    For another series of woodcuts designed by Sallaert, published in Andries Jodocus' "Necessaria ad Salutem Scientia" see 1919,0616.106.

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  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 1-40 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Perpetua Crux (Antwerp, 1649)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1919

  • Acquisition notes

    1919,0616.1 to 133 were all purchased from Captain Spencer-Churchill at Northwick Park through his solicitors, Messrs Johnson, Raymond-Barker Co, for a total of £655. The collection had been formed by John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick in the 1820s, and had descended to Captain Spencer-Churchill. The earlier provenance of many of the prints is recorded in individual catalogue records.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1919,0616.66

Plate 1: Jesus Christ kneeling and holding a cross, looking up at God and the Holy Spirit; letterpress on verso; after Anthonis Sallaert; illustration to Judocus Andries' "Perpetua Crux sive Passio Jesu Christi" (Antwerp: 1649)  Woodcut

Recto

Plate 1: Jesus Christ kneeling and holding a cross, looking up at God and the Holy Spirit; letterpress on verso; after Anthonis Sallaert; illustration to Judocus Andries' "Perpetua Crux sive Passio Jesu Christi" (Antwerp: 1649) Woodcut

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