Gilles Coninxloo   / Jan van Londerseel

Christ healing the blind man - Ca. 1615
 

Gilles Coninxloo                   Jan van Londerseel               Claes Jansz. Visscher               Clement de Jonge    


 

CHRIST HEALING THE BLIND MAN


Designed by:
Gillis van Coninxloo ( 1544 - 1607)
Painter and draughtsman, active in Antwerp, France, Frankenthal and Amsterdam. Brother-in-law of Pieter Breugel the Younger.

Engraved by:
Johannes van Londerseel (1578 - c. 1625)
Dutch engraver, active in Amsterdam and from 1610 in Rotterdam. Father-in-law of Nicolas de Bruyn. Published prints after Jan Brueghel I.

Date:
1605-1625

Reference:
Hollstein 25 (Londerseel)
BM inventory number: 1935,0702.2

Publishers addresses:
Claes Jansz. Visscher ( 1587 - 1652)
Clement de Jonghe ( 1624/25 - 1677

Technical:
Complete with text line.
Measures 41 by 52,50 cm. Full plate border and small margins

Description
Christ healing the blind man [John 9:1]; woody landscape with Jesus Christ touching a blind man's eyes in right foreground, surrounded by people watching, a small building in the centre of a lake at left, three storks in the sky, mountains and towns in background; after Gillis van Coninxloo

Inscriptions

Inscription Content: Lettered within image, in lower left: "E. Coninxloo inventor / CIVi▀cher   de jonge   excudit.".
Lettered in lower margin with one line of Biblical verse and with four columns of four lines in Dutch each: "Optate excussis nunc uti luce tenebris ... veneranda mihi. Iohannis 9. 1" and "Een wonder diep gehe m ... / ... die hem 't gesichte gaff.".

 


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