The Man of Sorrows | MSK Gent
Ga naar inhoud (Enter)
Popular searches

The Man of Sorrows, ca. 1560 - 1600

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 201 x 139 mm
  • Inv. 2014-NU

Public Domain

Download PDF

In this depiction featuring Christ as Man of Sorrows, he stands in a landscape and carries the cross in his left arm.


Johannes I Sadeler
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Gillis I Mostaert RKD
Hulst 1528 - Antwerp 1598

Ferdinand Reael
ca. 1550 - 1600

Title The Man of Sorrows
Date ca. 1560 - 1600
Period 16th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the dipiction, at the top: INRI
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Hoc ego complexus tum nostri pignus amoris, / Tum Signum obsequij SupplicijqB mei: / Patre perpetuo veniam mortalibus, atqB / Justitiam & coeli regna beata petam. / Quare pos etiam mortales, ne mea per vos / Fraudetur fructu mors pretioSa Suo: / Arripite oblatam veniam, laebrymisqB fideqB, / Et petite hinc vita Sidera celsa pia.
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: G mostaert pinxit. Joh: Sadeler Sculpsit. Ferdinand: Reael excudit.
inscription on the reverse: 1
stamps (tools) on the reverse: STAD GENT / MUSEUM VOOR SCHONE KUNSTEN
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-NU
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 11B3222 Christ showing his wounds Iconclass
11D Christ Iconclass
11D3 Christ as adult Iconclass
11D351 Christ suffering (with crown of thorns, head usually turned sidewards) Iconclass
31B6214 weeping Iconclass
31B62141 tears Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
49L8 inscription Iconclass
56BB1 Pain, Sorrow, Sadness; 'Dolore', 'Dolore di Zeusi' (Ripa) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73D Passion of Christ Iconclass
73D58 the superscription: I(esus) N(azarenus) R(ex) I(udaeorum) ~ Christ's crucifixion Iconclass
73D6712 loin-cloth ~ particularities of crucifixion scenes Iconclass
73D73 Man of Sorrows, 'Imago Pietatis', 'Erbarmdebild', 'Schmerzensmann'; the upright Christ showing his wounds, usually bearing the crown of thorns, and accompanied by the instruments of the Passion, standing or sitting in his tomb Iconclass
73D82(CROSS) cross ~ instruments of the Passion Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700 : Vol. XIV. Meer - Ossenbeeck / Friedrich Wilhelm H. Hollstein. - Amsterdam : Menno Hertzberger & Co., 1956 (91)
Hollstein's Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700 : Vol. XXI. Aegidius Sadeler to Raphael Sadeler II : Text ; Vol. XXII : Plates / Friedrich Wilhelm H. Hollstein, Dieuwke De Hoop Scheffer, Karel Gerard Boon. - Amsterdam : Van Gendt & Co., 1980 (125)
Do you have any suggestions, questions or information about this work?
Write us,