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print / book-illustration

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1932,0521.3

  • Description

    Plate 20: Abraham defeating the Eastern Kings and saving Lot. Abraham and Lot seen in the central foreground, surrounded by numerous soldiers at left and figures escaping and carrying packed goods, rocks and trees at left and r, a city and mountains in the background; in an ornamental frame; fourth state with Latin motto; illustration to Barrefelt's Imagines et Figurae Bibliorum (Antwerp). 1581
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1581
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 188 millimetres
    • Width: 245 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Titled and numbered at the top of the print: "Genes.XIIII.16" and "A Domino Victoria" and "20"
        Signed and numbered in the lower right corner: "PE. V. Borcht" and "21"
  • Curator's comments

    For comment on the series see 1932,0521.1.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 255.IV (Peeter van den Borcht) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Imagines et Figurae Bibliorum
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1932

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1932,0521.3

Plate 20: Abraham defeating the Eastern Kings and saving Lot. Abraham and Lot seen in the central foreground, surrounded by numerous soldiers at left and figures escaping and carrying packed goods, rocks and trees at left and r, a city and mountains in the background; in an ornamental frame; fourth state with Latin motto; illustration to Barrefelt's Imagines et Figurae Bibliorum (Antwerp). 1581  Etching

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Plate 20: Abraham defeating the Eastern Kings and saving Lot. Abraham and Lot seen in the central foreground, surrounded by numerous soldiers at left and figures escaping and carrying packed goods, rocks and trees at left and r, a city and mountains in the background; in an ornamental frame; fourth state with Latin motto; illustration to Barrefelt's Imagines et Figurae Bibliorum (Antwerp). 1581 Etching

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