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The Small Power of Women Series

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1895,0122.1159

  • Title (series)

    • The Small Power of Women Series
  • Description

    Samson and Delilah; Delilah sits on ground a right with Samson's head in her lap; he lifts a lock of his hair with her left hand and raises a pair of scissors in her right to cut it; at left background Samson surrounded by a crowd of armed men. c.1517 Woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1517 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 244 millimetres
    • Width: 172 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    For comment on the series see 1895,0122.1157.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 183.I (Lucas van Leyden) bibliographic details
    • Bartsch VII.440.5 (woodcut) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    1983 Jun-Aug, Washington, 'Lucas Van Leyden and His Contemporaries'
    1983 Sep-Nov, Boston, 'Lucas Van Leyden and His Contemporaries'

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1895

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1895,0122.1159

Samson and Delilah; Delilah sits on ground a right with Samson's head in her lap; he lifts a lock of his hair with her l hand and raises a pair of scissors in her r to cut it; at l background Samson surrounded by a crowd of armed men.  c.1517  Woodcut

Samson and Delilah; Delilah sits on ground a right with Samson's head in her lap; he lifts a lock of his hair with her l hand and raises a pair of scissors in her r to cut it; at l background Samson surrounded by a crowd of armed men. c.1517 Woodcut

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