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The Adoration of the Shepherds, from the series "Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis, 1575

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 121 x 74 mm
  • Inv. 2012-AL-2

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Abraham de Bruyn RKD
Antwerp circa 1538 - 1540 - Cologne 1587
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Pieter I van der Borcht RKD
Mechelen ca. 1530 - Antwerp ca. 1611

Title The Adoration of the Shepherds, from the series "Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis
Date 1575
Period 16th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings monogram in the depiction, at the bottom right: P.B. ADB
inscription in the depiction, below: Humanae sortis susceptori Deo homini. S
inscription on the reverse: 5
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2012-AL-2
Acquisition credit unknown
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
46C13142 ass, donkey Iconclass
47I21111 ox Iconclass
47I213 sheep Iconclass
47I2133 lamb Iconclass
47I2271 stall, stable Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73B2 adoration of the Christ-child ~ Christ's birth Iconclass
73B25 adoration of the Christ-child by the shepherds; Mary and Joseph present Iconclass
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