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Rahab Hides the Spies, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 68 x 101 mm
  • Inv. 2014-FV

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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 Rahab Hides the Spies, 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 outside the depiction, centre below: De hoere Rahab verbercht Iosuaes verspieders en laet haer buyten afdalen.
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Iosua 2.1.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 49
inscription reverse, centre: 1
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-FV
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-FV
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11378/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 12A43 the Temple (in general) ~ Jewish religion Iconclass
25I city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass
25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass
25I146 city-walls Iconclass
33C5 prostitution Iconclass
33C52 whore, prostitute Iconclass
41A1 civic architecture; edifices; dwellings Iconclass
41A14 urban housing Iconclass
45F22 (military) espionage Iconclass
45F220 'Spia' (Ripa) Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71E5213 story of Rahab and the spies Iconclass
71E52131 the two spies sent by Joshua find lodging at the house of Rahab, a harlot Iconclass
71E52132 the king of Jericho is told that two Israelites have come, and he sends a searching-party to find them Iconclass
71E52133 Rahab hides the two spies on her roof under stalks of flax Iconclass
71E52136 Rahab, whose house was built in the city wall, lets the spies down from the window by means of a red rope Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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