Rebecca, Wife of Isaac (from the series The Wives of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, 2nd of 3 plates)
Bartsch 249; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 21; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)
Sheet: 22.6 × 16.1 cm (8 7/8 × 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Inscribed in plate, on well sill: HG Inuentor; verso, in lower margin: Morigeram dum se præbet Rebecca Tonant,/Accipit obsequio præmia digna suo. C. Schonæus.
Watermark (not identified); verso, in black ink: P. mariette 1661; in black ink: J. A. G. Bouchiel 1775 [Jules-Arman-Guillaume Bouchier; Lugt 284]; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; completely faded MFA Parker stamp (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 7337
1661, Pierre Mariette II (b. 1634 - d. 1716), Paris. Jules-Armand-Guillaume Boucher (or Bouchier) de Crèvecoer (b. 1757 - d. 1844); November 19-20, 1845, his sale. Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund