Requires Photography

The Birth of Pharez and Zarah (from The Story of Judah and Thamar series, plate 4 of 4)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Filedt Kok (New Hollstein, The Muller Dynasty, Part 1) 8 (I/II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.8 × 25.4 cm (8 9/16 × 10 in.)

Accession Number

B2769

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower left: 4; lower center: MHeemskerck In; and in lower margin: POST THAMAR GEMINOS VITALES ÆDIT IN AVRAS POSSITVR AD POENAS, SIC STAT [the rest of the inscription has been torn off]

Signed

Signed on cradle, lower right: HMVL fe.

Markings

Verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple [Lugt 207], with accession number in ink: 2769

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock