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The Israelites Take Twelve Stones from the River Jordan, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 68 x 107 mm
  • Inv. 2014-GX

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While the priests remain in the middle of the Jordan with the ark and the water is miraculously dammed, the Israelites cross the river. Twelve men take twelve stones from the middle of the river.

Artist

Pieter Hendriksz. Schut RKD
Amsterdam ca. 1660 - 1680
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Nicolaes I Visscher
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1679
publisherAAT

Nicolaes II Visscher RKD
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1709
publisherAAT

Title The Israelites Take Twelve Stones from the River Jordan, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien
Date 1659
Period 17th century
Location Amsterdam TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Israel gaet door de Iordane op nemende 12 stene tot een gedenck-teecken
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Iosua 4.8.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 50
inscription reverse, centre: 2
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-GX
Acquisition credit unknown
2014
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-GX
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11410/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 11Q712 church (exterior) Iconclass
12A422 Ark of the Covenant ~ Jewish religion Iconclass
12A42242 transportation of the Ark of the Covenant (in general) ~ Jewish religion Iconclass
21D water (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H213 river Iconclass
25I city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass
25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass
31A2321 leaning forward Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
45D313 private soldier Iconclass
47G52 stone ~ building material Iconclass
61D(RIVER JORDAN) geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (names of cities and villages excepted) (RIVER JORDAN) Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71E5 the book of Joshua (Josue) Iconclass
71E5222 the Israelites leave their camp to cross the Jordan; the priests, carrying the ark, lead the march Iconclass
71E5223 the crossing of the Jordan by the Israelites Iconclass
71E52231 as soon as the priests step into the river the water of the Jordan stops flowing Iconclass
71E52233 twelve men take twelve stones from the middle of the river ~ crossing of the Jordan by the Israelites Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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