The Agony in the Garden

Public Domain

Artist(s) / maker(s)

Jan van Londerseel (engravers (printmakers))
David I Vinckboons (after)
Claes Jansz II Visscher (publisher)


ca. 1580 - 1625
In a vast landscape, Christ prays kneeling on the Mount of Olives, looking up to heaven where an angel has appeared in a vision. On the ground behind Christ, the three disciples Peter, James and John are asleep. On the right, Judas approaches, followed by a group of soldiers.

More about this work

Artist(s) / maker(s) Jan van Londerseel , David I Vinckboons , Claes Jansz II Visscher
Types burin engraving , reproductive prints AAT
Category prints (visual works)
Material paper
Dimensions 328 x 470 mm
Location Work currently not on display
Object number 2015-LU
Subjects religious symbolism AAT, figures (representations) , landscapes
Tags New Testament Iconclass, Christ Iconclass, Christ as adult Iconclass, chalice Iconclass, rocks Iconclass, hacking and thrusting weapons Iconclass, public life of Christ: from his baptism until the Passion Iconclass, Christ praying (in general), e.g.: in the wilderness Iconclass, Christ and his apostles on the Mount of Olives Iconclass, Christ's prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane during the night Iconclass, Gethsemane, Mount of Olives, 'Oelberg' (Matthew 26:36-56; Mark 14:32-52; Luke 22:39-53; John 18:1-12) Iconclass, agony of Christ; three (or eleven) apostles sleeping Iconclass, agony of Christ: to comfort him one or more angels appear to Christ with chalice and/or cross Iconclass, the apostle Peter, first bishop of Rome; possible attributes: book, cock, (upturned) cross, (triple) crozier, fish, key, scroll, ship, tiara Iconclass, the apostle James the Great; possible attributes: book, pilgrim's cloak, hat, shell, staff, and wallet, scroll, sword - male saint as patron, protector, intercessor Iconclass, the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll Iconclass, the apostle Jude Thaddaeus; possible attributes: book, club, halberd, scroll Iconclass, sleeping on the ground Iconclass, sleeping; unconsciousness Iconclass, the soldier; the soldier's life Iconclass, garden Iconclass, trees Iconclass, trees: palm-tree Iconclass, shrubs Iconclass, clothes, costume Iconclass, fence, wall, paling Iconclass, farm (building) Iconclass, farm or solitary house in landscape Iconclass, prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass, city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass, names of cities and villages (JERUSALEM) Iconclass, light Iconclass, supernatural light Iconclass, radiance emanating from persons or things Iconclass, treason Iconclass
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