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The Sacrifice of Gideon, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

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

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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 Sacrifice of Gideon, 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, below: Gideon geroepen tot Richter over Israel, offert den Heere brantoffer
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Iudicum 6.11.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 54
inscription on the back, at the right: 6
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-GV
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
300263554 animal paintings AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11G angels Iconclass
21C fire (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25G3 trees Iconclass
31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
41A773 container of ceramics: jar, jug, pot, vase Iconclass
41A7751 container made of plant material other than wood: basket Iconclass
41B1 open fire (in general) Iconclass
41B162 smoke Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71F2 Judges 6-12 Iconclass
71F21 the time of Gideon (Jerubbaal) ~ the book of Judges Iconclass
71F212 Gideon and the angel of the Lord (Judges 6:11-24) Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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