6 July 2004
Otto van Veen, called Otto Vaenius (Leiden 1556-1629 Brussels)
The Triumph of the Word of God: A chariot with Christ on the Cross, the Massacre of the Innocents, Faith and the Sacrifice of Isaac drawn by horses surrounded with allegories of the Church, Human Passion and Divine Revelation
inscribed with identifications of the figures
pen and brown ink, oil on paper
10½ x 15 3/8 in. (267 x 389 mm.)
An unidentified collector's mark 'AVO' (twice), once on a label numbered '210'.
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Associated with van Veen's painting in the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Bamberg (N. de Poorter, The Eucharist Series, in Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, II, London, 1978, fig. 73).
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