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The Canaanite Woman

  • engravings, paper
  • 171 x 134 mm
  • Inv. 2014-MY-1

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In the foreground, the Canaanite woman plays with two little dogs. In the background, she kneels before Christ and asks him to heal her daughter. The print is part of a print series featuring famous women from the New Testament.


Anonymous artist
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Jan Saenredam RKD
Zaandam 1565 - 1566 - Assendelft 1607

Hendrick Goltzius RKD
Brüggen 1558 - Haarlem 1617

Title The Canaanite Woman
Period 19th century
Medium and support engravings AAT
Collection print room
Object type engravings AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2014-MY-1
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
300263554 animal paintings AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D3 Christ as adult Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA231 standing figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
34B11 dog Iconclass
42G2112 mother (first degree family relationships) Iconclass
42G2122 daughter (first degree family relationships) Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
49G23 healing of sick person Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C public life of Christ: from his baptism until the Passion Iconclass
73C43 Christ healing possessed people Iconclass
73C431 a Canaanite woman kneels before Christ, asking him to heal her daughter; the metaphor of the dogs and bread (Matthew 15:21-28; Mark 7:24-30) Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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