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David Spares Saul's Life

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 232 x 198 mm
  • Inv. 2014-LU-3

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Anonymous Master
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Maerten de Vos RKD Wikidata
Antwerp 1532 - Antwerp 1603

Hans Sadeler RKD
Brussels 1550 - Venice 1600

Title David Spares Saul's Life
Period 16th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription outside the depiction, centre below: ASSUMENS SAUL TRIA MILLIA ELECTORUM UIRORUM [...]
inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Sadeler, ex
inscription: Martin, De Vos inven.
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-LU-3
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-LU-3
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11644/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25H11 mountains Iconclass
25H119 cave, grotto Iconclass
31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A233 kneeling figure Iconclass
31A236 lying figure Iconclass
45 warfare; military affairs Iconclass
45A1 war Iconclass
45B the soldier; the soldier's life Iconclass
45H battle, fighting in general Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71G story of Saul Iconclass
71H story of David Iconclass
71H2 David's wanderings Iconclass
71H23 David at En-gedi (1 Samuel 24) Iconclass
71H231 David in the cave at En-gedi Iconclass
71H232 Saul with three thousand men seeking David at En-gedi Iconclass
71H234 David cuts off a piece of Saul's robe Iconclass
71H235 David restrains his men from killing Saul Iconclass
71H236 when Saul comes out of the cave, David calls him, falls down on his knees and shows him the piece of cloth Iconclass
71H237 David promises Saul he will spare Saul's family Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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