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Wednesday 6 October 2021

Adriaen Collaert’s engraving, “Flagellation of Christ”, c1598, after Maarten de Vos

Adriaen Collaert (c1560–1618)

“Flagellation of Christ” (aka “Geseling van Christus”), c1598, plate 41 from the series of fifty numbered plates, “Vita, Passio, et Resurrectio Iesu Christi” (The Life, Passion and Resurrection of Christ), after the design by Maarten de Vos (aka Marten de Vos; Maarten de Vos) (1532–1603), published by Adriaen Collaert in Antwerp with a line of Latin biblical text (Isaiah 53: 5) below the image borderline.

Engraving on fine laid paper, timmed with small margins (a thread margin on lower side) with a brown ink notation (“38”) by and old hand on the lower right corner.

Size: (sheet) 18.2 x 22.8 cm; (plate) 18 x 21.6 cm; (image borderline) 16.2 x 21.4 cm.

Numbered and lettered in Latin in plate below the image borderline: (left) “41.”; (centre) “Vulneratus est propter iniquitates nostras, attritus est propter Scelera nostra: Disciplina pacis nostræ Super eum, et liuore eius Sanati Sumus. Isai. 53.” (“He was wounded for our iniquities, he was bruised for our transgressions. The chastisement of our peace was upon him, and by his bruises we are healed”); (left of centre) “ Vos inuentor.”; (right of centre) “Adrian. Collaert Sculp et excud.”

Inscribed in brown ink by an old hand: (lower right corner) “38”.

Hollstein XLIV.84.315.I; New Hollstein I.161.214.I.

See also the descriptions of this print offered by the British Museum and the Rijksmuseum:;

Condition: a strong, lifetime impression with small margins around the platemark. Beyond minor pale stains (visible verso) and surface marks in the text field, the sheet is in an excellent condition for its considerable age.

I am selling this superb impression of a rare engraving exemplifying the period style of Mannerism for AU$312 (currently US$226.58/EUR195.60/GBP166.52 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries.

If you are interested in purchasing this dramatic portrayal of the scourging of Christ, please contact me ( and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

This print has been sold

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