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Saint John the Evangelist (?) addressing five disciples. Lithograph by N.J. Strixner after Israel van Meckenem (?).

Strixner, Johann Nepomuk, 1782-1855.
Date
[ca. 1821]
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Description

Described in the British Museum online catalogue as "Saint John the Evangelist and his followers; the Saint seated on a chair to the left, talking to five men seated on the floor to the right, some taking notes" and as after I. van Meckenem. The speaker is performing the computus digitorum. In the left background is a painted altarpiece showing Saint Paul and Saint Barbara with another figure; on the floor, a flagstone removed to show coins (?) in a grave. Other church furnishings are also shown

Publication/Creation

Gedruckt in Stuttgart : unter der Direktion von Strixner, [ca. 1821]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph

Lettering

Israel von Meckenem pinxit. N. Strixner del. 182...

Publications note

Not in: R. Weigel, Die Werke der Maler in ihren Handzeichnungen, Leipzig: R. Weigel, 1865, p. 388 (list of prints after I. van Meckenem, presumably excluded because not after a drawing)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10158i

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Languages

  • German



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