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The story of the family of Seth

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1959,0221.11.12

  • Title (series)

    • The story of the family of Seth
  • Description

    Plate 12: Construction of the Ark. Noah and another man saws a log before the skeletal superstructure of the Ark; a youth inside the boat hammers nails into the planks; after Maarten de Vos. 1586
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1586
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 205 millimetres
    • Width: 275 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below left on block "Sadelerus auct: scalpt:" and at right "M. de vos figur:". Below centre "Genes: cap: 6". In the margin two columns, each two lines "Nec mora ... ullis". Numbered top centre "XII".
  • Curator's comments

    This is one of a series of fifteen, for comment see 1959,0221.11.1.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 40 (Sadeler) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 52 (Maarten de Vos) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Post-binder Extra Large)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition date

    1959

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1959,0221.11.12

Construction of the Ark; Noah and another man saws a log before the skeletal superstructure of the Ark; a youth inside the boat hammers nails into the planks; plate 12; after Maarten de Vos. 1586  Engraving

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Construction of the Ark; Noah and another man saws a log before the skeletal superstructure of the Ark; a youth inside the boat hammers nails into the planks; plate 12; after Maarten de Vos. 1586 Engraving

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