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De Vrouw en de Draak [The Woman and the Dragon]; Woman of the Apocalypse

1700
18th Century
4 1/2 x 6 in. (11.4 x 15.2 cm)

Jan Luyken, Dutch, (1649–1712)

Object Type: PRINTS
Creation Place: Europe
Medium and Support: Etching
Credit Line: Purchased with funds provided by the Art Angels
Accession Number: 16-G-3762
Label from “Between Heaven and Hades: Journeys in Renaissance and Baroque Prints”, La Salle University Art Museum, September 13 - December 15, 2017:

Chapter 12 of the Book of Revelation describes a woman descending from heaven, “clothed with the sun, the moon under her feet,” and on her head, a crown of twelve stars. As she prepares to give birth, she is confronted by a red dragon with seven heads who wants to devour her child. At the top left, her newborn child rises safely up to heaven.
Current Location: In Storage

Exhibitions


- Between Heaven and Hades: Journeys in Renaissance and Baroque Prints, Curated by Dr. Klare Scarborough and Dr. Susan Dixon, La Salle University Art Museum, September 13 - December 15, 2017.

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