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Saint Martin with his Horse in a Ship

A work made of etching and engraving on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching and engraving on paper.

Date:

c. 1561

Artist:

Johannes and Lucas van Doetecum (Flemish, active in Antwerp, 1554-1575)
after Hieronymus Bosch (Netherlandish, c. 1450-1516)

About this artwork

In Hieronymus Bosch’s antic vision of the world, appearances were often deceiving. Here Saint Martin’s pious act of dividing his cloak to clothe a naked beggar takes place within a chaotic panorama of beggars of all types—both those genuinely afflicted by deprivation and disease and mere charlatans.

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Artist

Johannes van Doetecum, the elder

Title

Saint Martin with his Horse in a Ship

Origin

Flanders

Date

1556–1566

Medium

Etching and engraving on paper

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Donnelley and William McCallin McKee Memorial Endowment

Reference Number

1982.495

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