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The Last Judgement, 1558

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 224 x 290 mm
  • Inv. 2014-PJ

Public Domain

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Christ pronounces the Last Judgement, seated on a rainbow. Next to him, a lily and a sword can be seen. The dead rise: on the left, the blessed are taken up into heaven; on the right, devils lead the wicked to the mouth of hell. Below the scene are two two-line verses in Latin and Dutch.


Pieter van der Heyden
Antwerp ca. 1530 - Antwerp ca. 1572
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Pieter I Bruegel RKD
Breda ca. 1526 - 1530 - Brussels 1569

Hieronymus Cock RKD
Antwerp 1518 - Antwerp 1570

Title The Last Judgement
Date 1558
Period 16th century
Location Antwerp TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-PJ
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11G angels Iconclass
11G21 angels singing, making music Iconclass
11H saints Iconclass
11HH female saints Iconclass
11K devil(s) and demons Iconclass
11K4 activities of devil(s) Iconclass
11K43 devil or demons attacking mortals Iconclass
11L541412 Last Judgement (as one of the Four Last Things) Iconclass
11T hell and purgatory Iconclass
11T2(+4) symbols of hell (+ devil(s)) Iconclass
11T41 entrance of hell as monstrous mouth (of Leviathan) Iconclass
11T5 the damned souls, and their punishment Iconclass
11U Last Judgement Iconclass
11U1 Category 92880 Iconclass
11U21 resurrection of the dead ~ Last Judgement Iconclass
11U22 division of the blessed and the damned ~ Last Judgement Iconclass
11U3 symbols of Last Judgement Iconclass
11V87 praying for the living and the dead ~ one of the (seven) spiritual Acts of Mercy Iconclass
25F34 owls Iconclass
25F42 snakes Iconclass
25F6 fishes Iconclass
25F9 mis-shapen animals; monsters Iconclass
25G41(LILY) flowers: lily Iconclass
26B2 rainbow Iconclass
31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) Iconclass
31A235 sitting figure Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31F27 Death as devilish being Iconclass
41A343 ladder Iconclass
41B32 torch Iconclass
42E141 coffin Iconclass
45C13(SWORD) hacking and thrusting weapons: sword Iconclass
46C21 ships (in general) Iconclass
46C23 boat propelled by man or animal Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
48C73512 clarinet, bassoon, oboe, shawm Iconclass
53CC3 Supplication; 'Supplicatione' (Ripa) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
Bruegel de Oude (Fonds Richard de Moor). - [s.l.] : [s.n.], [s.a.]
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