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The Preaching of John the Baptist, from the series Cursus Omnium Creaturarum Dei, ca. 1580 - 1584

  • etching, paper
  • 208 x 248 mm
  • Inv. 2014-NR

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John the Baptist is preaching in a forest scene, leaning on a tree branch (right). He addresses a group of people in front of him. A river and a town can be seen in the background.

Artist

Adriaen Collaert RKD
Antwerp ca. 1555 - 1560 - Antwerp 1618
etchersAAT

Hans Bol RKD
Mechelen 1534 - Amsterdam 1593
after

Sadeler
publisherAAT

Title The Preaching of John the Baptist, from the series Cursus Omnium Creaturarum Dei
Date ca. 1580 - 1584
Period 16th century
Medium and support etching AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the depiction, at the bottom right: Sadler .excud: / A. Collaert. fec: / HBol inuent:
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Fili etiam, affulSit queis Spiritus almus, anhçlant / Redemptionem corporis. / Felices etenim reddit, concepta Fide, Spes; / Magno pijs Solatio. / Rom. 8
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-NR
Acquisition credit
onbekend
2014
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-NR
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11722/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
300015571 cityscapes (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11H(JOHN THE BAPTIST) John the Baptist; possible attributes: book, reed cross, baptismal cup, honeycomb, lamb, staff Iconclass
21D water (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25H15 forest, wood Iconclass
25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H213 river Iconclass
25I city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass
25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass
31A231 standing figure Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C11 John the Baptist preaching (perhaps Christ among the bystanders) Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700 : Vol. IV. Brun - Coques / Friedrich Wilhelm H. Hollstein. - Amsterdam : Menno Hertzberger, 1949- ; Amsterdam : Van Gendt & Co., 1978 (205)
Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700 : Vol. III. Boekhorst - Brueghel / Friedrich Wilhelm H. Hollstein. - Amsterdam : Menno Hertzberger, 1949- ; Amsterdam : Van Gendt & Co., 1978 (51)
Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700 : Vol. V. Cornelisz. - Dou / Friedrich Wilhelm H. Hollstein. - Amsterdam : Menno Hertzberger, 1949- ; Amsterdam : Van Gendt & Co., 1978
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