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The Angel of Evil, ca. 1839

  • oil paint, canvas
  • 58.5 x 24.5 x 1.8 cm
  • Inv. 2022-A

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Reduction of (or study for) the right panel of the triptych 'Christ in the tomb' by A. Wiertz from the collection of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (inv. 1942).


Antoine-Joseph Wiertz RKD
Dinant 1806 - Ixelles 1865
painters (artists)AAT

Title The Angel of Evil
Date ca. 1839
Period 19th century
Location Brussels TGN
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings name: Wiertz
number: 9
Collection paintings AAT
Object type oil paintings (visual works) AAT
Inventory number 2022-A
Acquisition credit bequest
Moerman, André A.
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11G angels Iconclass
11G43 destroying angel Iconclass
31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) Iconclass
31A247 looking over the shoulder Iconclass
31D12 youth, young man, adolescent Iconclass
31D120 Youth, Adolescence, 'Iuventus'; 'Adolescenza', 'Gioventu' (Ripa) Iconclass
41D27 drapery, draped garment, 'Gewandgebung' Iconclass
School / Style Romantic (modern European styles) AAT
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