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The Shunemmite Woman and Elisha Giving His Staff to His Servant Gehazi, (from the series Elisha and the Shunemmite Woman)

Hans (Jan Baptist I) Collaert (Netherlandish, 1566–1628), Probably 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 x 28.7 cm (8 1/4 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1014

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below engraved border, lower left: 5/Ipse sacer famulum permittit stipite vates:/Qui super exanimis pueri certo ordine vultum; lower right: Componens baculum, Fato excessisse puellum/Nunciat, atq animan ereptam de copere nati.

Signed

not signed

Markings

recto, on the sheet backing the engraving, upper margin, in ink: The Shunnamite women and Elijah giving his Staff to Geshazi/2 Kings 4.; and in ink, upper right: 96; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 69.1014

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