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The Sacrifice of Abraham

Designed by Marten de Vos (Netherlandish, 1532–1603), Engraved by Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 084; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 59

Dimensions

Platemark: 25.7 x 20.1 cm (10 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.) Sheet: 26.4 x 20.9 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.1035

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: Per memet ipsum iuraui, dicit Dominus: benedicam tibi, - multiplicabo femen tuum/ficut stellas caeli, et velut arena est in littore maris: possidebit femen tuum portas/inimicorum suorum, - benedicentur in femine tuo omnes gente terrae. GENES. XXII.

Signed

left of lower center, within image; partially hidden by the grass: M. de Vos inuen./Iohan. W. fecit.; lower center, within image: Sadleri excu.

Markings

watermark [not identified]; verso: MFA stamp with accession number in pencil: 69.1035

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb