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The Birth of Christ

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 306 x 283 mm
  • Inv. 2014-AD

Public Domain

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Gerrit Lucasz. van Schagen RKD
Amsterdam 1641 - Amsterdam 1690
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Title The Birth of Christ
Period 17th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the depiction, centre: Gloria in excelsis Deo
printed inscription in the depiction, at the bottom right: by Gerrit van Schagen
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-AD
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
11F the Virgin Mary Iconclass
11H(JOSEPH) the foster-father of Christ, Joseph of Nazareth, husband of Mary; possible attributes: flowering rod or wand, lily, carpenter's tools Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73B birth and youth of Christ Iconclass
73B13 Mary, Joseph and the new-born Christ (Nativity) Iconclass
73B14 annunciation of Christ's birth to the shepherds (and/or shepherdesses) at night; a host of singing angels in the air Iconclass
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