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The story of Job

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1949,0709.113

  • Title (series)

    • The story of Job
  • Description

    The sons of God (the angels), Satan amongst them, present themselves before the Lord; He sits before them on clouds with His arm around a globe at right; after Heemskerck. 1563
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1563
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 210 millimetres
    • Width: 245 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below centre "MHEEM. IN. 2". Lettered below the Lord in the cloud "PG. F.". Two columns, each two lines "ALIGERO ... PECTORA DIRIS".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment see 1949,0709.112. A related drawing in the Centraal Museum, Utrecht (inv. 11260).

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 162.I (Maarten van Heemskerck) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 58 (Philips Galle) bibliographic details
  • Location

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

  • 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

    1949,0709.113

The sons of God (the angels), Satan amongst them, present themselves before the Lord; He sits before them on clouds with His arm around a globe at right; after Heemskerck.  1563  Engraving

The sons of God (the angels), Satan amongst them, present themselves before the Lord; He sits before them on clouds with His arm around a globe at right; after Heemskerck. 1563 Engraving

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