Jonah Fleeing from the Presence of the Lord to Joppa

1566
Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, 1498–1574)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.7 x 24.8 cm (7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

55.27

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study for engraving in reverse by Philips Galle; the first of four prints on the Story of Jonah (New Hollstein, P. Galle, vol. I, (2001) nos. 75-78)

Inscription

Signed lower margin: Heemskerck inventor 1566.

Signed

botton, near center: Heemskerk inventor

Provenance

Guldewaghen. Pieter Saenredam. June 10-11, 1874, Van der Willigen sale, The Hague, lot 111. November, 1953, sold by Heinrich Eisemann, London, to Schaeffer Galleries, New York (stock no. 1537); 1955, gift of Hans Schaeffer of Schaeffer Galleries to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 13, 1955)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Hans Schaeffer