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Christ driving the Money Changers from the Temple

Christ driving the Money Changers from the Temple

13.8 × 17.2 cm (sheet, trimmed to platemark)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bartsch 69; Hind 126 i/ii; White & Boon 69 i/ii
1st of 2 states
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1933
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Gallery location
Not on display


Watermark Form
Strasbourg lily
The Strasbourg lily watermark shows a shield with a fleur-de-lis surmounted by a crown. There are many variants of the Strasbourg lily motif used by papermakers in Strasbourg, and some variants have also been connected to South-West France from the mid-17th century onward.
Watermark and variant description
Strasbourg lily - variant C.y. Fleur-de-lis with an angular central petal, the crown with round jewels in the central band. The shield has a scalloped top but no side scrolls. The initials 4WR below. Unidentified fragment.
Additional notes
This variant includes the monogram 'WR' below the shield and refers to the papermill of Wendelin Richel or Rihel, a printer and papermaker from Strasbourg in the 16th century.
Closely related watermark references
Churchill 427; Heawood 1722 (1628), 1724 (1617), 1746 (1647), 1748 (1644).
Chain Line Interval
30-31 mm
Laid Line Frequency
10 per cm
Placement and spacing of wires
? X 16 [?
Wire Side
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