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The Flood, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 68 x 100 mm
  • Inv. 2014-FK

Public Domain

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Pieter Hendriksz. Schut RKD
Amsterdam ca. 1660 - 1680
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Nicolaes I Visscher
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1679

Nicolaes II Visscher RKD
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1709

Title The Flood, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien
Date 1659
Period 17th century
Location Amsterdam TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the depiction, centre right: 7
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: De Suntvloet over de Aerde vernielt Menschen en Vee. Genesis 7.7.
inscription reverse, centre: 8
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-FK
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300263554 animal paintings AAT
Keywords Iconclass 21D water (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25H131 rocky coast Iconclass
25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H23 sea (seascape) Iconclass
31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure Iconclass
34B11 dog Iconclass
46C292 drowning, shipwrecked person Iconclass
47I21 cattle Iconclass
47I2111 bull Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
31E23111 drowning (violent death ~ water) Iconclass
47I211 bovine cattle Iconclass
71B3 story of Noah Iconclass
71B33111 the ark ~ story of Noah Iconclass
71B3312 destruction of mankind by the Flood (the ark absent or barely visible) Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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