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Miracle of the Five Loaves

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Jacques de Gheyn's 1595 engraving after Abraham Bloemaert's "Miracle of the Five Loaves" writhes with the sinuous Mannerist line and flashes with the period's array of lighting effects. The long-lived and highly influential Bloemaert is numbered among the most imaginative artists of the period,...

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Provenance

Hill-Stone (New York); to Robert and Barbara Wheaton (Concord, MA); their gift to MFA, 20 September 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Bradford and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton

1595

Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein (de Gheyn) 035, second state Hollstein 332 ii/II; F.K. 332 i/II

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.9 x 32.3 cm (10 9/16 x 12 11/16 in.) Platemark: 25.4 x 31.7 cm (10 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1454

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Engraving

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