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The Denial of Saint Peter, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

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

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A servant of Caiaphas recognises Peter as a follower of Christ, but Peter denies this.


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 Denial of Saint Peter, 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: Petrus op de aenspraecke van een Dienstmaeght en andere, versaekt sijne Heere driemael
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Matth. 26.69.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 94
inscription reverse, centre: 6
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-HR
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015571 cityscapes (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11H(PETER) the apostle Peter, first bishop of Rome; possible attributes: book, cock, (upturned) cross, (triple) crozier, fish, key, scroll, ship, tiara Iconclass
25I city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass
25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass
31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA231 standing figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
34B232 fowl (cock, hen, chicken, etc.) Iconclass
45D313 private soldier Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73D243 Christ predicting the denial of Peter Iconclass
73D3 Christ's arrest, trial, and torture Iconclass
73D331 Peter denies Christ, usually before a girl-servant and some soldiers Iconclass
73D3321 the crowing cock ~ denial of Peter Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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