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The Prophets David, Daniel and Elijah, from the series Toneel ofte vertooch der Bybelsche historien, 1659

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

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The prophets David, Daniel and Elijah stand side by side in a landscape. King David with crown and harp, Daniel with staff and beside him a goat, Elijah with sword and a kneeling child beside him.


Pieter Hendriksz. Schut RKD
Amsterdam ca. 1660 - 1680
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Jan I Snellinck RKD
Mechelen ca. 1544 - 1549 - Antwerp 1638

Nicolaes I Visscher
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1679

Nicolaes II Visscher RKD
Amsterdam 1618 - Amsterdam 1709

Title The Prophets David, Daniel and Elijah, 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: David. Daniel. Elias.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 166.
inscription reverse, centre: 8
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-HZ
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 11I1 groups of prophets, usually holding books or scrolls (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi) Iconclass
11I62(DANIEL) Daniel (not in biblical context); possible attributes: Phrygian bonnet, lion(s), ram Iconclass
11I62(DAVID)31 David as prophet, with crown and scroll Iconclass
11I62(ELIJAH)31 Elijah as first hermit Iconclass
11Q3 ascetic life and practice Iconclass
11Q31 mortification of the senses ~ ascetic life Iconclass
31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31D112 child Iconclass
31D11221 boy (child between toddler and youth) Iconclass
44B191 crown (symbol of sovereignty) Iconclass
45C13(SWORD) hacking and thrusting weapons: sword Iconclass
47I2131 ram Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
48C7322 harp Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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