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David Playing the Harp Before Saul

Engraved by Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, about 1560–1618)


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 477[?]

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 29.1 cm (8 9/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1063

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In lower margin, lower left: Dira Saul patitur furijs vexatus, at vna/Regius exorto puer est medicina dolori:; lower center: Illi ubi se citharæ Musæq accinxit, et imam/Imperiosa sono tetigerunt carmina mentem,; lower right: Ocyus Eumenidum siluit furor, et sua motu/Horrida pacato tormenta remisit Erinnys./2.Reg. cap.[?]; lower left: 6

Signed

In plate, within image, lower left: Joan. Stradanum inuentor; lower center: Adrian. Collaert Sculp.; right of center: Phls Galle excudit

Markings

Verso, in iron gall ink, two separate, handwritten names: Thider [?] and Colleese [?]

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock