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Elisha Restores Life to the Son of the Shunemite Woman (from the series Elisha and the Shunemmite Woman)

Engraved by Hans (Jan Baptist I) Collaert (Netherlandish, 1566–1628), After Marten de Vos (Netherlandish, 1532–1603)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), vol. IV, Hans (Jan Baptist I) Collaert, nos. 5-8 [though there are 6 plates, not 4], p. 211

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.7 x 8.5 cm (8 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Sheet: 26.9 x 36.5 cm (10 9/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.1015

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within engraved border, lower left: M. de vos.inue. Aux . 4 . vents; in lower margin within platemarks, at left: 6/ Protinus ingressus tunc est Sunamitidos edes,/Membraq sopite videt vt sine lumine vite; right: Extincti pueri, componens arubus artus,/Restituit viue puerum vt numinis, aure.

Signed

in plate, lower right: HC.F

Markings

no watermark; recto, in lower margin, in old ink: Elijah restoring the child to life; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 69.1015

Provenance

1969, gift of Aimee Lamb (b. 1893 - d. 1989), Boston, and Rosamond Lamb (b. 1898 - d. 1989), Boston to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb