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Christ holding the cross, accompanied by penitents from the Old and New Testaments. Engraving by J. Neeffs after G. Seghers, 16--.

  • Seghers, Gerard, 1591-1651
Date
[between 1600 and 1699]
Reference
2475511i
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Description

The penitents are, left to right: a tax-gatherer; the prodigal son; King David; Saint Mary Magdalene (?); Saint Peter; the good thief

Publication/Creation

[Antwerp] : [publisher not identified], [between 1600 and 1699]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 29.7 x 39.2 cm

Lettering

Nobili domino, domino Simoni de Connick equiti aurato hunc S. penitentiae typum B. D. C. Q. Gerardus Segers. Peccatrix mulier, Rex david et publicanus ... cum venies in regnum Christe redemtor. Gerardus Segers inventor ; Iacobus Nefs sculpsit.

Edition

[State before correction of lettering].

Creator/production credits

The dedicatee Simon de Coninck is described as a knight: he therefore seems unlikely to be the Franciscan friar of that name who published works of Catholic theology and died in Brussels in 1664

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2475511i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin


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