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The adoration of the magi next to a ruined temple. Etching by chevalier H. d'Avice after N. Poussin.

  • Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665
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Bible. N.T. Matthew 2.1-12. Horses and camels can be seen on the left. Soldiers stand and kneel behind the kings. One of the kings is black, referring the tradition that the three magi each came from one of the three kingdoms of the world

Publication/Creation

Paris : Chez Anth. de Fer a l'age de fer avec privilege du roy.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 38.6 x 41.7 cm

Lettering

Nec stabuli male texta trabes, Christi que vagitus/ Impediunt quo-minus, pueri sub imagine noscant:/ Scilicet hunc numen magis inspirat amorem,/ Et potius firma bos fides, quam stella de duxit. Poussin inv et pin. Avice scul

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24020i

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  • Latin


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