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Christ before Caiaphas, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

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

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Christ is being tried by Caiaphas. The high priest tears his robe and accuses Christ of blasphemy.


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 Christ before Caiaphas, 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: Christus gevangen, wort geleyt tot Cajapham den Hoogen-Priester voor den Raet.
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Matth. 26.57
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 93
inscription on the reverse, right in the middle: 4
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-HQ
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300124520 interior views AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D3 Christ as adult Iconclass
31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
44G111 accusation (in court) Iconclass
44G1111 the accused Iconclass
44G112 judicial verdict Iconclass
44G13 magistracy, judges Iconclass
44G3121 prisoner with hands bound Iconclass
45B the soldier; the soldier's life Iconclass
45C13(SWORD) hacking and thrusting weapons: sword Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73D32 trial of Christ, Christ before his judges Iconclass
73D322 Christ before the Sanhedrin with Caiaphas as high priest, and possibly Annas; maybe a soldier about to strike Christ because he keeps silent (Matthew 26:57-66; Mark 14:53-64; Luke 22:54, 22:66-71) Iconclass
73D3221 false witnesses ~ trial of Christ Iconclass
73D3222 Caiaphas tearing his clothes ~ trial of Christ Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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