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The Calling of Saint Matthew, ca. 1715 - 1751

  • etching, burin engraving, paper
  • 168 x 266 mm
  • Inv. 2013-GU

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Anton Joseph von Prenner RKD
Wallerstein 1683 - Vienna ca. 1761
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Quinten I Massijs RKD
Leuven 1465 - 1466 - Antwerp 1530

Title The Calling of Saint Matthew
Date ca. 1715 - 1751
Period 18th century
Medium and support etching AAT
burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription outside the depiction, top left: 54.
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: Alt. 40 Lat. 49. Unc.
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Quintin Messis Pinx.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: v. Prenner inc.
printed inscription reverse, centre: 2/238
printed inscription on the reverse: 8
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
burin engraving AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2013-GU
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D3 Christ as adult Iconclass
11D334 adult Christ together with apostles, evangelists, saints, etc. Iconclass
11H(MATTHEW) the apostle and evangelist Matthew (Mattheus); possible attributes: angel, axe, book, halberd, pen and inkhorn, purse, scroll, square, sword Iconclass
25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass
31A242 head turned sideways Iconclass
31A25 postures and gestures of arms and hands Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31B62 morphology of facial expression Iconclass
31B6211 looking upwards Iconclass
31D120 Youth, Adolescence, 'Iuventus'; 'Adolescenza', 'Gioventu' (Ripa) Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
31D14 adult man Iconclass
31D17 old woman Iconclass
41D221 head-gear Iconclass
41D221(HEADSCARF) head-gear (HEADSCARF) Iconclass
41D267 purse, money-bag Iconclass
44D administrative bodies Iconclass
44D2 taxes and financial administration Iconclass
44D21 tax collection Iconclass
44D211 tax payment Iconclass
44D23 financial administration ~ taxes Iconclass
46B311 coin Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
48C145 architectural settings in paintings, sculptures, etc. Iconclass
48C16 architectural detail Iconclass
48C161 column, pillar ~ architecture Iconclass
48C162 arch, archivolt ~ architecture Iconclass
49D53 counting, calculating Iconclass
49L writing and letters Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C public life of Christ: from his baptism until the Passion Iconclass
73C711 calling of the apostles Iconclass
73C7115 calling of Matthew (Levi), the tax-collector (usually with money lying on the table and people paying taxes) (Matthew 9:9; Mark 2:14; Luke 5:27-28) Iconclass
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