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Saint Peter, 1607

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 284 x 188 mm
  • Inv. 2014-RA

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The apostle Peter stands in a rocky area near a shore. In the right hand he holds two keys and a book, under the left arm a cross, his left foot rests on the crossbar. Below the depiction, two lines of text are rendered in Latin.


Jacques II de Gheyn RKD
Antwerp 1565 - The Hague 1629
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Karel I van Mander RKD
Meulebeke 1548 - Amsterdam 1606

Hendrik I Hondius RKD
Duffel 1573 - The Hague 1650

Title Saint Peter
Date 1607
Period 17th century
Location The Hague TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2014-RA
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
Keywords Iconclass 11H saints Iconclass
11H(PETER) the apostle Peter, first bishop of Rome; possible attributes: book, cock, (upturned) cross, (triple) crozier, fish, key, scroll, ship, tiara Iconclass
11Q651 crucifix ~ personal devotion Iconclass
25H13 coast Iconclass
25H131 rocky coast Iconclass
41A3281 key Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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