The Shunemmite Woman and Elisha Giving His Staff to His Servant Gehazi, (from the series Elisha and the Shunemmite Woman)
Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), vol. IV, Hans (Jan Baptist I) Collaert, nos. 5-8 [though there are 6 plates, not 4], p. 211
Sheet: 21 x 28.7 cm (8 1/4 x 11 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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in plate, below engraved border, lower left: 5/Ipse sacer famulum permittit stipite vates:/Qui super exanimis pueri certo ordine vultum; lower right: Componens baculum, Fato excessisse puellum/Nunciat, atq animan ereptam de copere nati.
recto, on the sheet backing the engraving, upper margin, in ink: The Shunnamite women and Elijah giving his Staff to Geshazi/2 Kings 4.; and in ink, upper right: 96; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 69.1014
1969, gift of Aimee Lamb (b. 1893 - d. 1989), Boston, and Rosamond Lamb (b. 1898 - d. 1989), Boston to the MFA.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb