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Saint Bartholomew, ca. 1591 - 1592

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 284 x 189 mm
  • Inv. 2014-QU

Public Domain

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The apostle Bartholomew stands by an aqueduct. He holds a book in his right hand, a knife in his left. 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 Bartholomew
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-QU
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(BARTHOLOMEW) the apostle Bartholomew; possible attributes: book, devil or dragon at feet, knife, scroll, flayed skin, staff Iconclass
25I6 landscape with bridge, viaduct or aqueduct Iconclass
44E13 aqueduct (~ water supply) Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
School / Style Renaissance AAT
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