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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 Hemelvaart

Additional Title(s):

The Ascension

Date:
ca. 1820
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 1/2 × 21 inches (67.3 × 53.3 cm), Plate: 24 1/8 × 16 3/4 inches (61.3 × 42.5 cm), and Image: 22 7/8 × 16 3/4 inches (58.1 × 42.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "13"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.647
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Ascension of Christ | awe | Christianity | clouds | disciples | halo | heaven | light | men | New Testament | praying | religious and mythological subject | Resurrection of Christ | sitting | watching
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22346
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