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Saint Christopher, 1952

  • woodcut, paper
  • 448 x 316 mm
  • Inv. 2002-L-20

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Frans Masereel RKD VIAF Wikidata
Blankenberge 1889 - Avignon 1972
woodcutters (printmakers)AAT

Title Saint Christopher
Date 1952
Period 20th century
Medium and support woodcut AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings title and edition outside the depiction, bottom left: Saint Christophe 13/25
signature and year bottom right, outside the depiction: Frans Masereel / 1952
monogram and year bottom left: FM 1952
Collection print room
Object type woodcut AAT
Inventory number 2002-L-20
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300015571 cityscapes (representations) AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300055865 Symbolism (artistic concept) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D21 Christ-child (with attributes) Iconclass
11H saints Iconclass
11H(CHRISTOPHER) the giant and martyr Christophorus; possible attributes: palm-tree (with bunches of dates, or withered), infant Christ Iconclass
31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
41A1 civic architecture; edifices; dwellings Iconclass
41A14 urban housing Iconclass
41A15 skyscraper Iconclass
41B162 smoke Iconclass
43A44 bonfire, fire-works Iconclass
45C17 projectiles, explosives, etc. Iconclass
45C17(BOMB) projectiles, explosives, etc. (BOMB) Iconclass
45H31 bombardment Iconclass
45H31(+4) bombardment (+ air force) Iconclass
46C36 aircraft, aeroplane Iconclass
School / Style Expressionist (style) AAT
Modernist AAT
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