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Chasteté de Joseph

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1865,0208.5

  • Title (object)

    • Chasteté de Joseph
  • Description

    Plate 5: Joseph rejecting Potiphar's wife; the young man is fleeing to the right, while the woman tries to hold him back; after a drawing formerly attributed to Rembrandt; lettered state
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1730-1753 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 217 millimetres
    • Width: 161 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Production detail, within image: 'Rembrant In - C* S.'; numbered on plate, lower centre: '5'; lettered below image with production detail: 'Reimbrandt del. - C. Scul', and title.
  • Curator's comments

    Plate 5 from a series of ten, see 1865,0208.1 for comment.

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 378(5).II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1865

  • Acquisition notes

    The Caylus set was purchased for the BM at an unidentified sale at Sotheby's for 8s

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1865,0208.5

Plate 5: Joseph rejecting Potiphar's wife; the young man is fleeing to the right, while the woman tries to hold him back; after a drawing formerly attributed to Rembrandt; lettered state  Etching

Recto

Plate 5: Joseph rejecting Potiphar's wife; the young man is fleeing to the right, while the woman tries to hold him back; after a drawing formerly attributed to Rembrandt; lettered state Etching

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