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Spes altera vitae, from the series Novae regionum aliquot amaenissimarum delineationes, ca. 1622 - 1624

  • etching, paper
  • 135 x 169 mm
  • Inv. 2014-CO

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Matthäus I Merian RKD
Basel 1593 - Bad Schwalbach 1650

Peter II Aubry RKD
Oppenheim 1596 - Strasbourg ca. 1666 - 1668

Title Spes altera vitae, from the series Novae regionum aliquot amaenissimarum delineationes
Date ca. 1622 - 1624
Period 17th century
Location Strasbourg TGN
Medium and support etching AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription in the depiction, top right: 13
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Spes altera vitae
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: Vere novo remeat...../ .... in vitam sic redit homo.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Frosch lebt im Lentz [...] Mensch lebt durch Gott.
stamps (tools) on the back, right of centre: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-CO
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-CO
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11309/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300015636 landscapes AAT
300263554 animal paintings AAT
300253001 aphorisms AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11Q712 church (exterior) Iconclass
21D water (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25F37(STORK) shore-birds and wading-birds: stork Iconclass
25F42 snakes Iconclass
25F51(FROG) tailless amphibians: frog Iconclass
25G3 trees Iconclass
25H113 (high) hill Iconclass
25H213 river Iconclass
25H214 lake Iconclass
25I22 prospect of village, silhouette of village Iconclass
25I3 farm or solitary house in landscape Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
41A17 farm (building) Iconclass
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