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Saint Paul, ca. 1591 - 1592

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 280 x 187 mm
  • Inv. 2014-QQ

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The apostle Saint Paul stands on a staircase near a ruin. In his right hand he holds a book, in his left a sword. This print is part of a series of 14 prints, each consisting of a full-length effigy of an apostle, Christ or Paul with typical attributes and a caption in Latin.


Jacques II de Gheyn RKD
Antwerp 1565 - The Hague 1629
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Karel I van Mander RKD
Meulebeke 1548 - Amsterdam 1606

Title Saint Paul
Date ca. 1591 - 1592
Period 16th century
Location Amsterdam TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-QQ
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 11H saints Iconclass
11H(PAUL) the apostle Paul of Tarsus; possible attributes: book, scroll, sword Iconclass
25I9 landscape with ruins Iconclass
45C13(SWORD) hacking and thrusting weapons: sword Iconclass
47G91 collapsing building Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
48C149 ruin of a building ~ architecture Iconclass
49M32 book Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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