Lucas van Doetecum (c.1554-1572) after Gerard Groenning (c.1550-1599)

Lucas van Doetecum (c.1554-1572) after Gerard Groenning (c.1550-1599)

Code: 10458


H: 20cm (7.9")W: 28.5cm (11.2")


Lucas van Doetecum [Doetechumnaar] (active 1554-1572) after Gerard Groenning (active 1550-1599)
"Christ driving the money changers from the temple"
Published Antwerp circa 1572 
Etching with engraving
On laid paper
Dimensions: 20 cm x 28.5 cm (trimmed to the image)

Lettered beneath the image "Domus Mea Domus Orationis Vocabitur vos autem fecistis eam speluncam latronum" and "Math.21". Numbering "12" expunged lower left.

A colonnaded building with various figures, the Arc of the Covenant beneath a baldachin or canopy in the background. An illustraton to the passage in Matthew's Gospel, Chapter 21 Verses 12-13, where Christ enters the Temple in Jerusalem and confronts the merchants and money changers overturning their tables and driving them out with the words "my house shall be called a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of robbers".

New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) / The New Hollstein: Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts 1450-1700 (628.I)

See BM 1928,1212.30