Jan Raes (I) after design of Pieter Coecke van Aelst (I)

Saint Paul directing the burning of the Heathen books (Acts 19: 19)
Christie's (New York City) 2015-01-28 - [..]
Object information
Object category
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

part of a series

Only two scenes of the initial set continued to be woven in Brussels in the early 17th century
wool, silk, woven (technique)
rectangle (landscape format) 379 x 394 cm
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Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1589 - 1651
period of activity of artist
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
  • related to
    Set of tapestries in the Patrimonio National, Madrid, possibly woven for the Archduke Albert and Isabel in 1620.

  • related to
    Partial set of tapestries in the Museo Arqueologico Nacional, Madrid consisting of 9 panels.

  • related to
    Jan Raes (I)
    Single panel of tapestry in the Church of Notredame in Halle, Belgium.

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Creation date: 2016-03-04; Last modified date: 2016-03-04


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