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  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    1615-58 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
    Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2216

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 78

Physical description

The dead Christ supported by the Virgin Mary, with Mary Magdalen, St. Francis and other figures; After a picture painted by Rubens for the Satisfaire of the Capucins at Brussels; Engraving print on paper; Inscribed 'Petrus Paulus Rubens in Summa P P. Capucinorum ara, &c.'

Place of Origin

Antwerp (probably, engraved)

Date

1615-58 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Pontius, Paulus, born 1603 - died 1658 (engraver)
Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Petrus Paulus Rubens in Summa P P. Capucinorum ara, &c.'
Inscribed.

Object history note

After a picture painted by Rubens for the Satisfaire of the Capucins at Brussels.

Descriptive line

The dead Christ supported by the Virgin Mary, with Mary Magdalen, St. Francis and other figures; After a picture painted by Rubens for the Satisfaire of the Capucins at Brussels; Engraving print on paper; By Paulus Pontius; Flemish School; 1615-58.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Production Note

After a picture painted by Rubens for the Satisfaire of the Capucins at Brussels.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Death; Men; Saints; Women

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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