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The Circumcision of Christ from The Life of the Virgin
The Circumcision of Christ from The Life of the Virgin
Manner Of:
Date:
1594
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 478 x 353 mm (18 13/16 x 13 7/8 in.) Cropped within plate mark
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
L
Acquisition Date:
1966-01-01
Credit Line:

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California State Library long term loan

Exhibition History:

Passion and Virtuosity: Hendrick Goltzius and the Art of Engraving, Crocker Art Museum, University of San Diego Art Galleries, (7143), 10/2013 to 6/2014.

de Young, Rembrandt's Century, 26 Jan - 2 June 2013.

Interior Gothic church; side chapel; 3 fat old men gather about and circumcise Jesus; operator wears primitive spectacles; Virgin stands; in background a fine portrait; light by candelabra and taper; lots 17th c. types people.