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The Adoration of the Magi

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 205 x 162 mm
  • Inv. 2013-DP

Public Domain

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engravers (printmakers)AAT

Title The Adoration of the Magi
Period 17th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription at the top, outside the depiction: Cum quaesieris ibi Dominum [...] corde quaesieris. Deut. 4.
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2013-DP
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11F the Virgin Mary Iconclass
11F4211 Mary sitting or enthroned, the Christ-child in front of her, standing in her lap (or in front of her bosom) 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
11Q71441 chalice Iconclass
25F animals Iconclass
25F2 mammals Iconclass
33A4 bringing gifts; exchanging gifts Iconclass
41D266 ornaments, jewels Iconclass
41D2666 diadem, tiara Iconclass
46C13142 ass, donkey Iconclass
47I21111 ox Iconclass
47I2271 stall, stable Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73B2 adoration of the Christ-child ~ Christ's birth Iconclass
73B57 adoration of the kings: the Wise Men present their gifts to the Christ-child (gold, frankincense and myrrh) Iconclass
73B591 (later life of) Melchior, the bearded 'Asian' king Iconclass
73B592 (later life of) Caspar, the youthful 'European' king Iconclass
73B593 (later life of) Balthasar, the 'African' (negro) king Iconclass
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