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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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23999i
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Description

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

Publication/Creation

Antwerp : Gillis Hendricx excudit cum privilegio regis.

Physical description

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

Lettering

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

Lettering note

The angels carry a banner saying "Gloria in excelsis deo et in terra pax hominibus bona voluntatis"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23999i

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Languages

  • Latin


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