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Faith, 1601

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 296 x 205 mm
  • Inv. 2014-MZ-1

Public Domain

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The female personification of Faith, one of the three divine (or cardinal) virtues, sits down with a cross and a chalice in her hands. Above her head, putti fly with a laurel wreath and flowers.


Jan Saenredam RKD
Zaandam 1565 - 1566 - Assendelft 1607
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Hendrick Goltzius RKD
Brüggen 1558 - Haarlem 1617

Cornelius Schonaeus Wikidata
Gouda 1540 - Haarlem 1611

Claes Jansz II Visscher RKD
Amsterdam 1586 - 1587 - Amsterdam 1652

Title Faith
Date 1601
Period 17th century
Location Amsterdam TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-MZ-1
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11M31 Faith, 'Fides'; 'Fede', 'Fede catholica', 'Fede christiana', 'Fede christiana catholica' (Ripa) ~ one of the Three Theological Virtues Iconclass
11Q651 crucifix ~ personal devotion Iconclass
11Q71441 chalice Iconclass
25G41 flowers Iconclass
25G4111 garland, wreath Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
73D82(CHALICE) single instruments of the Passion (CHALICE) Iconclass
73D82(CROSS) cross ~ instruments of the Passion Iconclass
92D1916 cupids: 'amores', 'amoretti', 'putti' Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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