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Elisha Welcomed into the House of the Shunemmite Woman and Given a Room There (from the series Elisha and the Shunemmite Woman)

Engraved by Hans (Jan Baptist I) Collaert (Netherlandish, 1566–1628), 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: 21.4 x 29.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1010

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within engraved border, lower left: M. de vos. inue; lower right: Aux.4.vents.; below engraved border, lower right: 1. Fercula seta parat Sunamis, et mollia strata/Atq epulas dulces Eliseo feminia sacro:; lower right: At grates meritis pro talibus ipse rependens,/Predicit Matrem fecundam prole futuram.

Signed

in plate, lower left, under the opened door: H.D.F

Markings

verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 69.1010

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