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The Miraculous Catch of Fish, from the series Vita, passio et Resvrrectio Iesv Christi, ca. 1598 - 1618

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 178 x 216 mm
  • Inv. 2014-LZ-12

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Christ and his apostles are on board a fishing boat. Christ orders the nets to be hauled up. There are so many fish in the nets that the apostles struggle to drag the net into the boat (Luke 5:1-11). The print has a Latin caption; it is part of a series on the life of Christ.

Artist

Cornelis I Galle RKD
Antwerp 1576 - Antwerp 1650
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Maerten de Vos RKD Wikidata
Antwerp 1532 - Antwerp 1603
after

Joannes Galle RKD
Antwerp 1600 - Antwerp 1676
publisherAAT

Title The Miraculous Catch of Fish, from the series Vita, passio et Resvrrectio Iesv Christi
Date ca. 1598 - 1618
Period 16th century
17th century
Location Antwerp TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: <p><span style="font-family:Verdana;font-size:9.0pt;">Duc in altum, et laxate retia vestra in capturam piscium. Et cum hoc fecissent, concluserunt piscium multitudinem copiosam.</span></p>
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: <p><span style="font-family:Verdana;font-size:9.0pt;">Luc. 5.</span></p>
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: <p><span style="font-family:Verdana;font-size:9.0pt;">17.</span></p>
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: <p><span style="font-family:Verdana;font-size:9.0pt;">M. de Vos invent.</span></p>
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: <p><span style="font-family:Verdana;font-size:9.0pt;">Corn. Galle sculp.</span></p>
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: <p><span style="font-family:Verdana;font-size:9.0pt;">Ioan Galle excud.</span></p>
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-LZ-12
Acquisition credit unknown
2014
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-LZ-12
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11605/manifest.json
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
25F6 fishes Iconclass
25H11 mountains Iconclass
25H112 rocks Iconclass
25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H214 lake Iconclass
25I2 village Iconclass
25I22 prospect of village, silhouette of village Iconclass
43C128 fisherman Iconclass
46C112 bridge Iconclass
46C21 ships (in general) Iconclass
46C23 boat propelled by man or animal Iconclass
46C24 sailing-ship, sailing-boat Iconclass
47K42 fishing net Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C33 the miraculous draught of fishes (before the Resurrection) on the Lake of Gennesaret (Sea of Galilee); James and John helping to bring in the nets (Luke 5:1-11) Iconclass
73E37 appearance of Christ at the Lake of Gennesaret (Sea of Galilee, Sea of Tiberias): miraculous draught of fishes (after the Resurrection) Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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