The Massacre of the Innocents, from the series Vita, passio et Resvrrectio Iesv Christi

Public Domain

Artist(s) / maker(s)

Maerten de Vos (after)
Joannes Galle (publisher)
Adriaen Collaert (engravers (printmakers))


ca. 1598 - 1618
Mothers try to protect their children from Herod's soldiers. They have been ordered to kill all boys two years old and younger in Bethlehem (Matthew 2:16). The print has a Latin caption; it is part of a series on the life of Christ.

More about this work

Artist(s) / maker(s) Maerten de Vos VIAF RKD Wikidata, Joannes Galle VIAF RKD , Adriaen Collaert VIAF RKD Wikidata
Type burin engraving
Category prints (visual works) AAT
Material paper
Dimensions 181 x 220 mm
Location Work currently not on display
Object number 2014-LZ-7
Vlaamse Kunstcollectie - EN

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