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Christ Sleeping During the Storm on Lake Tiberias

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 201 x 286 mm
  • Inv. 2014-NN

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The boat carrying Christ and his disciples is in a severe storm. High waves plague the ship and the sails are already torn. The disciples fear for their lives but Christ sleeps peacefully.


Anonymous Master
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Aegidius Sadeler
Antwerp 1570 - Prague 1629

Title Christ Sleeping During the Storm on Lake Tiberias
Period 17th century
18th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription outside the depiction, below: DOMINE SALVA NOS PERIMVS, Math: VIII.
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: C. Galle
inscription bottom left: XXI A Sadeler 41
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-NN
Acquisition credit
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
21D water (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H214 lake Iconclass
25H2311 wave Iconclass
26C3 storm Iconclass
26C32 storm at sea Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31B1 sleeping; unconsciousness Iconclass
31B13 sleeping on the ground Iconclass
46C21 ships (in general) Iconclass
46C23 boat propelled by man or animal Iconclass
46C24 sailing-ship, sailing-boat Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C public life of Christ: from his baptism until the Passion Iconclass
73C31 story of Christ stilling the storm on the Sea of Galilee (Matthew 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25) Iconclass
73C311 Christ in a boat with the apostles, talking or sleeping Iconclass
73C312 the apostles awake Christ Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700 : Vol. VII. Fouceel - Gole / Friedrich Wilhelm H. Hollstein. - Amsterdam : Menno Hertzberger, 1949- (49-61)
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