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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 Kruisiging
Date:
ca. 1820
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 1/4 × 19 3/4 inches (66.7 × 50.2 cm), Plate: 24 3/8 × 16 7/8 inches (61.9 × 42.9 cm), and Image: 23 1/4 × 16 7/8 inches (59.1 × 42.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "14"

Lettered inside image, upper center: "IHCOYC NAZAPA- | IOC BACIAEYC | TWN IOYDAIWN | IESVS NAZA- | RENVS REX | IVDAEORUM"; lettered below image: "P.P.Rubens, Pinxt. | DE KRUISIGING | Uitgegeeven to Amsterdam, by J.Groenewoud, Jz. op de | Princegracht by de Utrechse Straat in No.26. | F.C.Bierweiler, Sculpt. | Proefdruk."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.645
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Christianity | criminals | crown of thorns | crucifixion | death | eclipses (astronomical) | grief | horses (animals) | ladder | men | nails | New Testament | Passion | pierced | religious and mythological subject | rope | sacrifice | salvation | side | sin | soldiers | spears | the crucifixion of Christ: Christ's death on the cross; Golgotha (Matthew 27:45-58; Mark 15:33-45; Luke 23:44-52; John 19:25-38) | women
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
The Virgin Mary
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22344
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