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Royal-Size Bible / Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti / Biblische figuren, Darinnen die fürnembste historien, in heiliger Schrifft begriffen, geschichtmässig entworffen / Figures de la Bible, demonstrans les principales histoires de la Saincte Escriture / Bybelsche figuren, vertonende de voornaemste historien der Heylige Schrifture / Figures of the Bible, in wich almost every history of the Holy Scriptures is discribed

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1939,0130.1.9

  • Title (series)

    • Royal-Size Bible
    • Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti
    • Biblische figuren, Darinnen die fürnembste historien, in heiliger Schrifft begriffen, geschichtmässig entworffen
    • Figures de la Bible, demonstrans les principales histoires de la Saincte Escriture
    • Bybelsche figuren, vertonende de voornaemste historien der Heylige Schrifture
    • Figures of the Bible, in wich almost every history of the Holy Scriptures is discribed
  • Description

    Abraham and the three angels [Genesis 18:2-10]; Abraham on his knees and the angels in left foreground, surrounded by large trees, open landscape with a small bridge and several buildings in right background; after Gillis d'Hondecoeter; from a series of 130 engravings (plus title-page) forming a Picture Bible
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1614
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 358 millimetres
    • Width: 466 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with production details, in lower right corner of the image: "CIVißcher excudit" and "G de Hondecoutre Inventor" and "Joan Londerselius Sculp".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment on the volume see 1939,0130.1.1.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 1 (after Gilles d'Hondecoeter) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 3 (Londerseel) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein undescribed (Visscher) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (157*.b.25)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1939

  • Acquisition notes

    The ex-libris of Charles Bruce (dated 1712) is pasted on the verso of the title-page (1939,0130.1.1)

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1939,0130.1.9

Abraham and the three angels [Genesis 18:2-10]; Abraham on his knees and the angels in left foreground, surrounded by large trees, open landscape with a small bridge and several buildings in right background; after Gillis d'Hondecoeter; from a series of 130 engravings (plus title-page) forming a Picture Bible  Engraving

Recto

Abraham and the three angels [Genesis 18:2-10]; Abraham on his knees and the angels in left foreground, surrounded by large trees, open landscape with a small bridge and several buildings in right background; after Gillis d'Hondecoeter; from a series of 130 engravings (plus title-page) forming a Picture Bible Engraving

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