Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor's Wife (Exodus 20:17 and Deuteronomy 5:21): Joseph Fleeing Potiphar's Wife (from The Ten Commandments series, plate 9 of 10)

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Harmen Jansz. Muller ((Netherlandish, b. about 1538/39 - d. 1617), After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, 1498–1574), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Filedt Kok (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Muller Dynasty Part 1) 17 (I/III)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.3 × 24.9 cm (8 3/8 × 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

B2770

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower left: M.Heemskerck Inuen. H. Cock excVde; right of lower center: Genesis xxxix cap ; lower right: 9; and in lower margin: NON CONCVPISCES VXOREM PROXIMI TVI DEVT V

Signed

Signed in plate, at base of seat, lower right: HMVL Fecit

Markings

Verso, in graphite: 42; [numbers crossed out]; 2; Joseph & Portiphar's wife.; Hermen Muller [?] IV #2221; MFA Babcock stamp (Lugt 207 and 208), with accession number in ink: 2770

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