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The Adoration of the Shepherds

  • wash, brown ink, ink, black chalk, chalk, paper
  • 95 x 151 mm
  • Inv. 1950-W-20

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Gaspar de Crayer RKD VIAF Wikidata
Antwerp 1584 - Ghent 1669
draftsmen (artists)AAT

Title The Adoration of the Shepherds
Period 17th century
Medium and support wash AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings text on the reverse: [...] zie foto
watermarks top left: [...]
Collection print room
Object type ink drawing
chalk drawings AAT
lavis (technique) AAT
Inventory number 1950-W-20
Acquisition credit purchase
Verhoeven, Rudolphe
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D21 Christ-child (with attributes) Iconclass
11F the Virgin Mary Iconclass
11H(JOSEPH) the foster-father of Christ, Joseph of Nazareth, husband of Mary; possible attributes: flowering rod or wand, lily, carpenter's tools Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
41A171 barn Iconclass
47I221 herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc. Iconclass
48C524 drawing, sketch Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73B57 adoration of the kings: the Wise Men present their gifts to the Christ-child (gold, frankincense and myrrh) Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent : Tekeningen, pastels en aquarellen; Inventaris / Moniek Nagels. - Gent : Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent, 1988 (p. 13)
Entre Rubens et Van Dyck : Gaspar de Crayer (1584-1669) (exposition Cassel, Musée de Flandre, 30.06 - 04.11.2018) / Sandrine Vézilier-Dussart, Alexis Merle du Bourg, Hans Vlieghe, Matthias Depoorter, Valentine De Beir. - Cassel : Musée départemental de Flandre (Cassel), 2018 (p. 146-147, cat. 5.17)
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