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The Shunemmite Woman Goes to Find Elisha (from the series Elisha and the Shunemmite Woman)

Engraved by Hans (Jan Baptist I) Collaert (Netherlandish, 1566–1628), Probably 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

Sheet: 20.8 x 28.4 cm (8 3/16 x 11 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1013

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in margin below engraved border, lower left: 4/Femina mesta domum linquit, petit ardua Vatis/Limina, carmeli quà tangunt montes:; lower right: Suppliciterq pio veneratur honore Prophetam,/Coniunctisq vivum in vota vocabat.

Signed

not signed

Markings

verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 69.1013

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