Abraham Casting Out Hagar

1603
Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Abraham Bloemaert (Dutch, about 1564–1651)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 063; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 2 I/II; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)

Dimensions

Platemark: 46.9 × 36.1 cm (18 7/16 × 14 3/16 in.) Sheet: 48.2 × 37 cm (19 × 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7345

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in margin below image, lower left: Gen. XXI/Dum petulans Dominæ non insultare veretur, / Cum nato Jussa est vertere serva solum.; lower right: Rupert. in Gen./Sic, Christo, Christique gregi dum illudere certant/Judæos meritò par quoque pæna premit. SHS [monogram]

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, lower right: Cum privil. Sa. Cæ. M./ Abrahamus Bloemaert Inven. I. Maetham Sculp./et excudit A°1603.

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's stamp in black ink: [Reverend John Burleigh James; Lugt 1425]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7345 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: eV B63.

Provenance

Reverend John Burleigh James (b. 1811 - d. 1891; Lugt 1424), Knowbury Park, Shropshire, England; 1877, his sale, Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge, London, lot no. 3192. Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York;1897, purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund