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St. Matthew (S.Mathevs)

St. Matthew (S.Mathevs)
Print Maker
Cornelis Visscher, Netherlandish, 1629-1658
Date
1650
Type
graphic design
Object Name
Print
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on off-white laid paper
Credit Line
Bequest of George Campbell Cooper
Accession Number
1896-3-205
Description
Saint Matthew is presented in three-quarter view seated at a desk writing his gospel. In his right hand he holds a quill and his left hand rests on an open book. He is accompanied by his attribute, a young angel who appears at left, just behind the Saint's shoulder.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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made in
Netherlands
Usage