Antique Master Print-KING-GUEST-WEDDING-GARMENT-ROYAL-Collaert-Francken-c.1575

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‘IN TENEBRAS RAPITUR DENSAS SINE VESTE IUGALI A DOMINO MENSA FORTE REPERTUS HOMO. MATH. 22.’

– “Parabel van het bruiloftsfeest van de koning” (Parable of the King’s Wedding Feast) At the king’s wedding feast, guests feast on a meal. The person on the left at the table is not wearing wedding clothes. He is forcibly taken away. Next to him is the king. He judges that “many are called, but few are chosen” (Matt. 22:14).

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“Parabel van het bruiloftsfeest van de koning” (Parable of the King’s Wedding Feast) At the king’s wedding feast, guests feast on a meal. The person on the left at the table is not wearing wedding clothes. He is forcibly taken away. Next to him is the king. He judges that “many are called, but few are chosen” (Matt. 22:14).

Made by Hans Collaert (I) after Ambrosius Francken (I).

Medium: Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 36.5 x 27.1 cm (14.37 x 10.67 inch). Image size: 27.4 x 21.3 cm. (10.79 x 8.39 inch).

Condition: good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

KING-GUEST-WEDDING-GARMENT-ROYAL | PCO-E8-16

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Parabels van het Nieuwe Testament (series title) in an early edition.

Biography engraver: Jan Collaert the Elder or (I), Hans Collaert the Elder or Johannes Collaert (Brussels, between 1525 and 1530 – Antwerp, October 1580) was a Flemish printmaker, publisher, draftsman, tapestry designer, glass painter and designer and engraver of swords. He was the founder of a dynasty of engravers that would play a significant role in establishing Antwerp as one of the leading centres for printmaking in Europe in the second half of the 16th century and the early 17th century.

Biography artist: Ambrosius Francken I (1544-1618) was a Flemish painter known for his religious works and historical allegories painted in a late Mannerist style. He was a prominent member of the Francken family of artists, which played a very important role in the Flemish art scene from the late 16th to middle 17th century.

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Dimensions 27 × 36 × 1 cm

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