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A king orders the preparation of a sacrifice (?). Colour etching by M.K. Prestel, 1780, after A. Bloemaert.

Bloemaert, Abraham, 1564-1651.
Date
[1777?]
Reference
2853399i
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Description

Right, a king wearing a turban and a crown, sits on a raised throne under a canopy. Left, servants gather metal urns and firewood

Publication/Creation

[Frankfurt am Main] : [publisher not identified], [1777?]

Physical description

1 print : etching in black with plate tone in brown and white highlights in woodcut (?) ; image and border 16.5 x 13 cm

Lettering

Dessin d'Abraham Bloema tiré de la collection de Mr. Mathès, peintre à Hambourg. M. Cath. Prestel sc. 1780.

Publications note

R. Weigel, Die Werke der Maler in ihren Handzeichnungen, Leipzig: R. Weigel, 1865, no. 391, p. 35 ("Ein König lässt ein Opfer bereiten. Feder und Bister mit weissen Lichtern ...")

Lettering note

Lettering on label on verso of old mount
Bears number: No. 3

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2853399i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • French

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