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The Holy Family and Saint Anna, ca. 1628 - 1670

  • burin engraving, etching, paper
  • 309 x 403 mm
  • Inv. 2015-MC

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In a courtyard sits the Holy Family and Saint Anna. Anna has the Christ child in her arms. Joseph sits behind her, sleeping. On the left is a cradle with two angels by it, in the foreground a dog.


Pieter II de Jode RKD
Antwerp 1606 - England 1674
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Abraham van Diepenbeeck RKD VIAF Wikidata
Den Bosch 1596 - Antwerp 1675

Title The Holy Family and Saint Anna
Date ca. 1628 - 1670
Period 17th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
etching AAT
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
etching AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2015-MC
Acquisition credit unknown
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 11D Christ Iconclass
11D21 Christ-child (with attributes) Iconclass
11F the Virgin Mary Iconclass
11G angels Iconclass
11H saints Iconclass
11H(JOSEPH) the foster-father of Christ, Joseph of Nazareth, husband of Mary; possible attributes: flowering rod or wand, lily, carpenter's tools Iconclass
11HH female saints Iconclass
11HH(ANNA) Anna, mother of Mary; possible attributes: book, Christ-child, lily, Virgin Mary Iconclass
41A7751 container made of plant material other than wood: basket Iconclass
42A411 cradle, crib Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73B82 Holy Family with others, e.g.: Anna Iconclass
School / Style Baroque AAT
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