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Judah Giving Tamar the Pledge (from The Story of Judah and Thamar series, plate 1 of 4)

about 1566
Harmen Jansz. Muller ((Netherlandish, b. about 1538/39 - d. 1617), After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, 1498–1574), Published by Johannes Boel (Netherlandish, 1592 – 1640)


Catalogue Raisonné

Filedt Kok (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Muller Dynasty Part I) 5 (II/III)

Dimensions

Platemark: 21 × 26.2 cm (8 1/4 × 10 5/16 in.) Sheet: 22.5 × 28.9 cm (8 7/8 × 11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

B2765

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, right of lower center: 1; in lower margin: IVDAS ET THAMAR COEVNT PROMITTITVR HOEDVS ANNVLVS, AMILLÆ, ATQVÆ PEDVM PRO PIGNORE DANTVR.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower right: MHeemskerck In,/ HMVL fe, I. Boel exc.

Markings

Verso, in graphite: 72 [?]; Harman Muller; MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple [Lugt 207], with accession number in ink: 2765

Provenance

June 12, 1900, bequeathed to the MFA by William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899; Lugt 208), Paris. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock