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Image: Young Rubens Surprised by His Teacher

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Young Rubens Surprised by His Teacher

19th century
194 x 237 mm (7.6 x 9.3 in.)


Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving on wove paper
Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 2, no. 25, Saturday 22 June 1872; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context, including accompanying article by “A.F.H.A.” about Rubens at pp. 293–94
Marks: No signature in block; printed below image: “YOUNG RUBENS SURPRISED BY HIS TEACHER. SEE PAGE 294.”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Credit Line: Weedon Endowment funds, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.14.3

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  • American Studies
  • artist portraits
  • male portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • religions
  • youth - Use for people below the age of full maturity, generally 17 years of age and younger. [April 1994 lead-in terms added. September 1993 scope note added. August 1993 related terms added. November 1992 alternate term added. September 1990 lead-in terms added.]

  • image Dimensions: 194 x 237 mm (7.6 x 9.3 in.)

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