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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1949,0709.219

  • Description

    Eliezer and Rebecca at the well [Genesis 24]; an expansive hilly landscape with a group of women gathering around a well to fill their jugs with water; three women, seen from behind, carry the jugs on their heads and walk away; Eliezer takes a jug of water offered to him by Rebecca in the foreground at right and a group of camels stand by
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1558
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 335 millimetres
    • Width: 592 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in lower left corner "LAMBERTUS' Lombardus. Inventor / Baltha syl' fecit 1558". Below centre "HANS LIEFRINCK EXCUDEBAT / CUM GRATIA. ET. PRIVILEGIO. P. AN.6". Lettered on a cartouche lower left in five lines "Erre Rebecca puella ... GENES.24.".
  • Curator's comments

    Lit.: Godelieve Denhaene, 'Lambert Lombard. Renaissance et Humanisme à Liège', Antwerp, 1990, p.315, no.27 and ill.152.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 2 (after Lombard) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 3 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Mounted Imp)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1949

  • Acquisition notes

    One of a group of 256 prints selected from the Liechtenstein collection after Heemskerk and Lambert Lombard.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1949,0709.219

Eliezer and Rebecca at the well [Genesis 24]; an expansive hilly landscape with a group of women gathering around a well to fill their jugs with water; three women, seen from behind, carry the jugs on their heads and walk away; Eliezer takes a jug of water offered to him by Rebecca in the foreground at r and a group of camels stand by  Engraving

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Eliezer and Rebecca at the well [Genesis 24]; an expansive hilly landscape with a group of women gathering around a well to fill their jugs with water; three women, seen from behind, carry the jugs on their heads and walk away; Eliezer takes a jug of water offered to him by Rebecca in the foreground at r and a group of camels stand by Engraving

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