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Satan Sowing Rye-Grass, from the series of Les Sataniques, 1882

  • photoaquatints (prints), soft-ground etchings (process), paper
  • Inv. 2009-AC-1

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Félicien Rops RKD VIAF Wikidata
Namur 1833 - Corbeil-Essonnes 1898

Title Satan Sowing Rye-Grass, from the series of Les Sataniques
Date 1882
Period 19th century
Medium and support photoaquatints (prints) AAT
soft-ground etchings (process) AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signatures (names) outside the depiction, centre below: Félicien Rops
Collection print room
Object type photoaquatints (prints) AAT
soft-ground etchings (process) AAT
Inventory number 2009-AC-1
Acquisition credit purchase
Galerie Boerner
Düsseldorf / New York
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300056485 fantastic art AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 11K devil(s) and demons Iconclass
11K(SATAN) devil(s) and demons: Satan Iconclass
11K1 human-shaped devil Iconclass
11K4 activities of devil(s) Iconclass
25G4(GRASS) plants and herbs (GRASS) Iconclass
31F27 Death as devilish being Iconclass
47I111 cereal, grain, corn (grass with grains, grown for food, e.g.: wheat, rice, rye, oats, maize, buckwheat, millet) Iconclass
47I131 sowing Iconclass
73C8122 while the sower and his servants slept, his enemy (the Devil) sowed tares among the wheat Iconclass
School / Style Symbolism (artistic concept) AAT
Félicien Rops : Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié ; Tome I. Les lithographies ; Tome II - III: Les eaux-fortes / Eugène Rouir. - Bruxelles : Claude Van Loock, 1987-1992 (dl. 2, p. 116-120; dl. 3, p. 642, cat. 927-4)
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