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Naboth Falsely Accused (from The Story of Ahab, Jezebel and Naboth series, plate 3 of 6)

about 1561
Engraved by Philips Galle (Netherlandish, 1537–1612), After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, 1498–1574), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish; Philips Galle) 36; New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish; Heemskerck) 134

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 × 25.1 cm (7 7/8 × 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B2767

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower left: H. Cock Excudebat; lower right: 3; lower right: Martinius heemskerck/Inuentor; and in lower margin: Naboth a duobus falsis testibus tanguam blasphemus accusatur.

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Verso, in graphite: 1/2; [?]; 865; 922 [crossed out]; 1045 [crossed out]; 1038 [crossed out]; 626 [crossed out]; in ink: 1497; and MFA Babcock stamp in purple ink (Lugt 207 and 208) with accession number in ink: 2767

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