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Jonah vomited out by the Whale, ca. 1582 - 1600

  • engravings, paper
  • 244 x 198 mm
  • Inv. 2014-NY

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Jonah is spit out by the whale and crawls ashore. Fishing boats can be seen in the background. The print has a Latin caption and is part of a series of two prints.


Johannes I Sadeler
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Dirck Barendsz RKD
Amsterdam 1534 - Amsterdam 1592

Johannes I Sadeler

Title Jonah vomited out by the Whale
Date ca. 1582 - 1600
Period 16th century
Medium and support engravings AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings printed inscription in the representation, bottom left: Theodor. B. AmSt. figurauit.
printed inscription outside the depiction, below: Hunc veluti magno veniens e gurgite quondam / Bellua continuit ventris Sub carcere Vatem, / Et poSt tres Soles occluSum littore tandem / Restituit, veSciqB dedit vitalibus auris.
inscription on the reverse: 5
Collection print room
Object type engravings AAT
Inventory number 2014-NY
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 21D water (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25F6 fishes Iconclass
25H11 mountains Iconclass
25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone) Iconclass
25H23 sea (seascape) Iconclass
25I5 landscape with tower or castle Iconclass
31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
43C128 fisherman Iconclass
46C21 ships (in general) Iconclass
46C23 boat propelled by man or animal Iconclass
46C24 sailing-ship, sailing-boat Iconclass
46C2831 lighthouse, lightship Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
71 Old Testament Iconclass
71V the book of Jonah Iconclass
71V22 after a three-day sojourn in the belly of the monster Jonah is cast on dry land; Jonah may be shown nude and bald-headed Iconclass
92I7 monsters of the sea Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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 (101)
Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700 : Vol. I. Abry - Berchem / Friedrich Wilhelm H. Hollstein. - Amsterdam : Menno Hertzberger, 1949- ; Amsterdam : Van Gendt & Co., 1978 (102)
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