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Creator:
Print made by Frederik Christiaan Bierweiler, active 1800–1831, Dutch
after Sir Peter Paul Rubens, 1577–1640, Flemish
Published by J. Groenewoud, active 1795–1815, Dutch
Title:

De Geboorten

Additional Title(s):

The Nativity

The Adoration of the Magi

Date:
ca. 1820
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 1/4 × 20 7/8 inches (66.7 × 53 cm), Plate: 24 1/4 × 17 inches (61.6 × 43.2 cm), and Image: 23 × 17 inches (58.4 × 43.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "18 1/2 / 24 3/4 | No.11"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.644
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
adoration of the kings: the Wise Men present their gifts to the Christ-child (gold, frankincense and myrrh) | archway | awe | baby | birth | Christianity | gifts | halo | Holy Family, and derived representations | manger | New Testament | religious and mythological subject | soldiers | spears | turban
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Joseph
The Three Wise Men
The Virgin Mary
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22343
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