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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

    1939,0130.1.42

  • 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

    Bathsheba receiving David's letter; Bathsheba sitting at the edge of a fountain at right, a maid is giving her a letter, David is looking at the scene from a balcony of a building in central background; after David Vinckboons; from a series of 130 engravings (plus title-page) forming a Picture Bible
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1590-1625 (c.)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 387 millimetres
    • Width: 515 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with production details, in lower left and right corner of the margin: "Davidt Vinckboons Inventor" and "Joannes Londerselius Sculptor" and "CIViβcher excud.". Lettered in the lower margin with biblical verse in Latin: "Bathseba...2. Samu: 11,1.".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment on the volume see 1939,0130.1.1.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 6 (Londerseel) bibliographic details
    • Hollstein p.36 (after David Vinckboons) 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

    1939,0130.1.42

Bathsheba receiving David's letter; Bathsheba sitting at the edge of a fountain at right, a maid is giving her a letter, David is looking at the scene from a balcony of a building in central background; after David Vinckboons; from a series of 130 engravings (plus title-page) forming a Picture Bible  Engraving

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Bathsheba receiving David's letter; Bathsheba sitting at the edge of a fountain at right, a maid is giving her a letter, David is looking at the scene from a balcony of a building in central background; after David Vinckboons; from a series of 130 engravings (plus title-page) forming a Picture Bible Engraving

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