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The Transfiguration on Mount Tabor, from the series Vita, passio et Resvrrectio Iesv Christi, ca. 1598 - 1618

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 182 x 220 mm
  • Inv. 2014-LZ-21

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Christ shows his divine being to saints Peter, James the Greater and John. He is surrounded by heavenly rays. Moses and Elijah appear beside him (Matthew 17:1-13). The print has a Latin caption; it is part of a series on the life of Christ.


Jacques de Bie RKD
Antwerp 1581 - ca. 1637 - 1647
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Maerten de Vos RKD Wikidata
Antwerp 1532 - Antwerp 1603

Joannes Galle RKD
Antwerp 1600 - Antwerp 1676

Title The Transfiguration on Mount Tabor, 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:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt;">Assumit Iesus Petrum et Iacobum et Ioannem fratrem eius, et ducit illos in montem excelsum seorsum; et transfiguratus est ante eos.</span></p>
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: <p><span style="font-family:Verdana;font-size:9.0pt;">Matth. 17.</span></p>
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: <p><span style="font-family:Verdana;font-size:9.0pt;">27.</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;">Iac. de Bye 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-21
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 11D Christ Iconclass
11D3 Christ as adult Iconclass
11D334 adult Christ together with apostles, evangelists, saints, etc. Iconclass
11H(JAMES THE GREAT)11 the apostle James the Great; possible attributes: book, pilgrim's cloak, hat, shell, staff, and wallet, scroll, sword - male saint as patron, protector, intercessor Iconclass
11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll Iconclass
11H(PETER) the apostle Peter, first bishop of Rome; possible attributes: book, cock, (upturned) cross, (triple) crozier, fish, key, scroll, ship, tiara Iconclass
11I62(ELIJAH)31 Elijah as first hermit Iconclass
11I62(MOSES) Moses (not in biblical context); possible attributes: rays of light or horns on his head, rod, Tables of the Law Iconclass
22C311 nimbus, halo ~ radiance emanating from persons or things Iconclass
22C3114 rays as nimbus Iconclass
25H11 mountains Iconclass
26A clouds Iconclass
31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A2321 leaning forward Iconclass
31A236 lying figure Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
49M32 book Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C71 Christ and his twelve apostles: calling, mission and Transfiguration Iconclass
73C713 the Transfiguration: Moses and Elijah appear on either side of Christ on Mount Tabor (Matthew 17:1-13; Mark 9:2-13; Luke 9:28-36) Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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