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The birth of Christ; the Virgin kneels before the manger. Engraving by S.A. Bolswert after P.P. Rubens.

Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640.

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Description

The youngest angel has insect's wings, as opposed to the feathery wings of the other two

Lettering

Virgo, quem genuit, adoravit. P. Paulus Rubbens pinxit. S.a. Bolswert fecit

Publication/Creation

Antwerp : Gillis Hendricx excudit cum privilegio regis.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 42.6 x 32 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23999i

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Language

  • Latin


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