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Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, elegantissimis imaginabus expressum excellentissimorum in hac arte virorum opera: nunc primum in lucem editus / Lot and his daughters

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1968,1018.1.31

  • Title (object)

    • Lot and his daughters

    Title (series)

    • Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, elegantissimis imaginabus expressum excellentissimorum in hac arte virorum opera: nunc primum in lucem editus
  • Description

    Lot seated by a cave with one of his daughters seated on his lap and the other pouring him wine to get him drunk; behind, Sodoma and Gomorrah in flames.
    Etching and engraving with contemporary colouring

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1585
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 207 millimetres
    • Width: 255 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered, below image: 'EBRIETAS' and with two lines in Latin: 'Lot in spelunca...servent. Gen 19'.
  • Curator's comments

    See curator's comment for 1968-10-18-1-(29).

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 1-4 (Frans Menton) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (159.b.02)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1968,1018.1.31

Lot seated by a cave with one of his daughters seated on his lap and the other pouring him wine to get him drunk; behind, Sodoma and Gomorrah in flames.  Etching and engraving with contemporary colouring

Recto

Lot seated by a cave with one of his daughters seated on his lap and the other pouring him wine to get him drunk; behind, Sodoma and Gomorrah in flames. Etching and engraving with contemporary colouring

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