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Saint Suatacopius as a Hermit, from the series Trophaeum vitae solitariae, 1598

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 150 x 207 mm
  • Inv. 2014-LV-3

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Suatacopius was the king of Bohemia, but retreated into the wilderness after a war. In the print, the saint sits against a tree and prays to God. On the right in the background his horse and the armour he left behind as a hermit can be seen. To the right are three walkers.

Artist

Hans Sadeler RKD
Brussels 1550 - Venice 1600
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Maerten de Vos RKD Wikidata
Antwerp 1532 - Antwerp 1603
after

Hans Sadeler RKD
Brussels 1550 - Venice 1600
publisherAAT

Raphael I Sadeler RKD
Antwerp ca. 1560 - 1561 - ca. 1632
publisherAAT

Title Saint Suatacopius as a Hermit, from the series Trophaeum vitae solitariae
Date 1598
Period 16th century
Location Venice TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the depiction, bottom centre: M. de Vos figur. Jo Sadeler scal.
printed inscription in the depiction, at the bottom right: cù gratia et pricileg. Su. Pont.
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: Imperij victus Rex Suatacopius armis,/ Sambri ad radices exuit arma iugi:
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: 13
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Hic tribus horrentis cultoribus haesit Eremi,/ Pro regno se reperisse Deum.
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-LV-3
Acquisition credit unknown
2014
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-LV-3
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11637/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 11H saints Iconclass
11H(SUATACOPIUS) male saints (SUATACOPIUS) Iconclass
11Q3 ascetic life and practice Iconclass
11Q31 mortification of the senses ~ ascetic life Iconclass
11Q331 anchorite, hermit Iconclass
25G3 trees Iconclass
25G31 shrubs Iconclass
25H15 forest, wood Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
43B13 walking, hiking (recreation) Iconclass
44B113 king Iconclass
45C1 weapons Iconclass
46C13141 horse Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
61D(BOHEMIA) geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (names of cities and villages excepted) (BOHEMIA) Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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