Thomas Aquinas is on his way to France. He wears the Dominican habit and rests by a spring. His brothers find him and take him to his parental home. This is an engraving from a series of 30 prints depicting the life story of Thomas Aquinas (title: Vita D. Thomae Aquinatis). The prints, designed by and published by Otto van Veen, were produced by C. Boel, E. van Paenderen, C. Galle and G. Swanenburgh.
|Title||Thomas Aquinas is abducted by his Brothers|
|Medium and support||burin engraving AAT|
|Signatures, inscriptions, and markings||printed inscription in the depiction, centre: C. Boel.|
|printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Mater rata in sui contumeliam [...] ad matrem remittunt.|
|stamps (tools) on the reverse: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten|
|Object type||burin engraving AAT|
|Current whereabouts||Work currently not on display|
|Art & Architecture Thesaurus||
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
11H(THOMAS AQUINAS) the Dominican theologian, 'Angelic Doctor' Thomas of Aquino; possible attributes: book, (chain with) sun, dove, girdle of chastity, lily, model of church, monstrance (or chalice), mitre (under feet), star (on breast) Iconclass
33B4 abducting Iconclass
42G2221 brothers (second degree family relationships) Iconclass
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