Abner Presenting David with Goliath's Head Before Saul, from The Story of David and Saul (8)

about 1556
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, 1498–1574), Unknown engraver


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein 101

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.5 x 24.8 cm (8 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Sheet: 26.5 x 34.6 cm (10 7/16 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.384.8

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

8. One line Latin inscription; undecipherable inscription in pen and ink at right

Provenance

June 7, 1996, anonymous sale, Galerie Gerda Bassenge, Berlin, lot 5205, to Hill-Stone Gallery, New York; 2011, sold by Hill-Stone to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Lesley Hill and Alan Stone in memory of David P. Becker