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David Playing the Harp Before Saul

Engraved by Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, about 1560–1618), After Johannes Stradanus (Netherlandish, 1523–1605), Published by Philips Galle (Netherlandish, 1537–1612)


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 galle ink, two separate, handwritten names: Thider[?] and Colleese[?]

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock