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The Prophets Amos, Zechariah and Malachi, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 69 x 101 mm
  • Inv. 2014-IA

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The prophets Amos, Zechariah and Malachi stand side by side in a landscape. Amos with shepherd's staff and sheep, Zechariah looking at the landscape in which the temple is being rebuilt, Malachi with an angel.


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

Jan I Snellinck RKD
Mechelen ca. 1544 - 1549 - Antwerp 1638

Nicolaes I Visscher
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1679

Nicolaes II Visscher RKD
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1709

Title The Prophets Amos, Zechariah and Malachi, 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, centre below: Amos. Zacharias. Malachias
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 168.
inscription reverse, centre: 10
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-IA
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015571 cityscapes (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11G angels Iconclass
11I1 groups of prophets, usually holding books or scrolls (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi) Iconclass
11I11 the four major prophets (not in biblical context): Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel Iconclass
12A43 the Temple (in general) ~ Jewish religion Iconclass
25I city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass
25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass
31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71O prophets (before and during the Babylonian Captivity) Iconclass
71O1 the book of Amos Iconclass
71S2 the book of Zechariah Iconclass
71S4 the book of Malachi Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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