Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael

1603
Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Abraham Bloemaert (Dutch, about 1564–1651)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 063; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 2 I/II; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)

Dimensions

Platemark: 47 × 36.3 cm (18 1/2 × 14 5/16 in.) Sheet: 47.4 × 36.6 cm (18 11/16 × 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.360

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in margin below image, lower left: Gen. XXI/Dum petulans Dominæ non insultare veretur, / Cum nato Jussa est vertere serva solum.; lower right: Rupert. in Gen./Sic, Christo, Christique gregi dum illudere certant/Judæos meritò par quoque pæna premit. SHS [monogram]

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, lower right: Cum privil. Sa. Cæ. M./ Abrahamus Bloemaert Inven. I. Maetham Sculp./et excudit A°1603.

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in blue: NJL [Norman Jack Leitman, Lugt 4545]; MFA stamp (Lugt 282) with accession number in graphite: 2011.36

Provenance

Norman Jack Leitman and Todd Butler (b. 1936 - d. 2010), New York, London, and San Diego; purchased from them by Robert Wheaton (d. 2010) and Barbara Wheaton, Concord, MA; 2012, gift of Barbara Wheaton to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton