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The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 67 x 100 mm
  • Inv. 2014-HI

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On the Sea of Galilee, the ship is battered by storm and waves. The disciples wake Christ, who is asleep.


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 Storm on the Sea of Galilee, 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: De discipulen vresende door d'onstuymicheyt inde Zee te vergaen, wecken Iesum op
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Math: 8.24.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 22
inscription reverse, centre: 4
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-HI
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
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D3 Christ as adult Iconclass
21D water (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H214 lake Iconclass
25I5 landscape with tower or castle Iconclass
26C3 storm Iconclass
46C21 ships (in general) Iconclass
46C23 boat propelled by man or animal Iconclass
46C24 sailing-ship, sailing-boat Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C31 story of Christ stilling the storm on the Sea of Galilee (Matthew 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25) Iconclass
73C311 Christ in a boat with the apostles, talking or sleeping Iconclass
73C312 the apostles awake Christ Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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