Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Appropriation, 1678–1725

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

In the last decades of the seventeenth century, a solid market had grown out of the widespread interest in picture Bibles in the Republic. The most striking innovations of this period appear to have derived from one individual, the engraver and poet Jan Luyken, who single-handedly transformed some of the most persistent emblematic traditions. Between 1653 and 1678, the Catholic use of this allegorical, emblematic imagery had not been fully or widely adopted in the Republic. Boekholt's appropriation of heart emblematics would not result in a wider acceptance of this emblematic subgenre, which had even stronger emotional and mystical connotations than the religious love emblematics represented by Hugo's Pia Desideria and Vaenius' Amoris Divini Emblemata. Vaenius simply followed the Egyptians' and Ripa's lead, according to van Oosterwyck, and thus avoided associating them with a confessional tradition.

Keywords: allegorical emblematic imagery; Boekholt's appropriation; Catholic emblematic tradition; Dutch picture Bibles; Hugo's Pia Desideria; Jan Luyken; Oosterwyck; Protestant engraver; Vaenius' Amoris Divini Emblemata

10.1163/ej.9789004204232.i-342.52
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004204232.i-342.52
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Negotiating Differences — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation