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Thesaurus Sacrarum Historiarum veteris testamenti, elegantissimis imaginabus expressum excellentissimorum in hac arte virorum opera: nunc primum in lucem editus

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1968,1018.1.173

  • Title (series)

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

    The second vision: Esdras finding comfort with the angel, right the shining woman who is to be transformed into the city of Sion; at centre, an angel confronting Ezra, seen on the ground, collapsing; to right, a woman standing with a shining halo and her arms crossed over her chest; in the background, a view of a city.
    Engraving with contemporary colouring

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1585 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 204 millimetres
    • Width: 295 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered, below image, with one sentence in Latin: 'Ab angelo... cognoscit. 4. cap.10'; numbered '2' on image.
  • Curator's comments

    See curatorial comment for 1968-10-18-1-172.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 162.I (Vos) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (159.b.2)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1968,1018.1.173

The second vision: Esdras finding comfort with the angel, right the shining woman who is to be transformed into the city of Sion; at centre, an angel confronting Ezra, seen on the ground, collapsing; to right, a woman standing with a shining halo and her arms crossed over her chest; in the background, a view of a city.  Engraving with contemporary colouring

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The second vision: Esdras finding comfort with the angel, right the shining woman who is to be transformed into the city of Sion; at centre, an angel confronting Ezra, seen on the ground, collapsing; to right, a woman standing with a shining halo and her arms crossed over her chest; in the background, a view of a city. Engraving with contemporary colouring

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