- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
After Maerten de Vos, Netherlandish (Antwerp, Belgium 1532 - 1603 Antwerp, Belgium)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
- Abigail Asking David's Forgiveness
- Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of David and Abigail
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
- Work Type
- c. 1584-85
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Engraving printed in black ink with added transparent and opaque watercolor and metallic gold on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
- sheet: 27 x 36.4 cm (10 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)
plate: 20 x 25.4 cm (7 7/8 x 10 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 108
- inscription: in plate, lower margin: Abigael montes scandens, fert munera secum, Queis queat Isaicum, conciliare sibi. Regnum cap. 25.
- inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Dauid á la rencontre D'abigail, sappaize; et dix jours aprés estant Nabal mort epouze Abigail. 1. Roys 25. 39.
- inscription: in plate, lower right corner of design area : 3
- [Paul Prouté, Paris, France, sold]; to Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, Concord, MA, later Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2011.
- State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
- Standard Reference Number
- New Hollstein (de Jode) 116; New Hollstein (de Vos) 116.II
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in memory of Robert Bradford Wheaton
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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