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Christ Among the Doctors (Christ in Dispute with Pharisees and Herodians), ca. 1593

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 171 x 143 mm
  • Inv. 2014-A

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Christ is challenged by disciples of the Pharisees and some Herodians, but he sees through their evil intent. They show Christ a denarius with the emperor's images and inscription. To this Christ replies: Give then what belongs to the emperor to the emperor, and give to God what belongs to God.'


Adriaen Collaert RKD
Antwerp ca. 1555 - 1560 - Antwerp 1618
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Bernardino Passeri RKD
ca. 1540 - Rome ca. 1590

Title Christ Among the Doctors (Christ in Dispute with Pharisees and Herodians)
Date ca. 1593
Period 16th century
Location Antwerp TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the depiction, centre: A
printed inscription in the depiction, centre: A
printed inscription: C
printed inscription: B
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Bern. Pass. Rom. invent.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Adrian. Collaert Sculp.
inscription on the back, bottom right: 6
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-A
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 11D Christ Iconclass
11D21 Christ-child (with attributes) Iconclass
12A43 the Temple (in general) ~ Jewish religion Iconclass
31D112 child Iconclass
31D11221 boy (child between toddler and youth) Iconclass
31D12 youth, young man, adolescent Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
61E(JERUSALEM) names of cities and villages (JERUSALEM) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73B9 story of the twelve years old Christ in Jerusalem (Luke 2:41-52) Iconclass
73B91 journey of Mary, Joseph and Christ to Jerusalem Iconclass
73B93 Christ's dispute with the doctors in the temple; he counts his arguments on his fingers Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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