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Icones Biblicae

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1857,1212.82

  • Title (series)

    • Icones Biblicae
  • Description

    Judah seducing Tamar; Tamar seated at right, next to a path winding through a landscape; Judah standing in front of her, giving her a ring; from the 'Icones Biblicae', published by Merian in Frankfurt before 1630. c.1625-30
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1625-1630
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 108 millimetres (Plate-mark)
    • Width: 150 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed in black ink at top: '1. Buch Mosis cap. XXXVIII'.
        And at bottom: 'Thamar sitzet am weg, Juda schlaft bey ihren & sie ward von ihm als ihrem Schwäher schwanger, & hatte andere pfand auch von ihm, ein ring, ein schwur & ein stab.'
  • Curator's comments

    See Curatorial Comment for 1857,1212.58.

  • Bibliography

    • Wüthrich 1966-96 III.31.28 bibliographic details
    • Hollstein Undescribed (?) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German Post-binder Small)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1857

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1857,1212.82

Judah seducing Tamar; Tamar seated at right, next to a path winding through a landscape; Judah standing in front of her, giving her a ring; from the 'Icones Biblicae', published by Merian in Frankfurt before 1630.  c.1625-30  Etching

Recto

Judah seducing Tamar; Tamar seated at right, next to a path winding through a landscape; Judah standing in front of her, giving her a ring; from the 'Icones Biblicae', published by Merian in Frankfurt before 1630. c.1625-30 Etching

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