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The shorn Samson is rebuffed by Delilah. Engraving by C. Simonneau after F. Verdier, 1698.

  • Verdier, François, 1651-1730.
Date
1698
Reference
18455i
Part of
Histoire de Samson
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Description

This episode does not occur in the Bible's account of the life of Samson

Publication/Creation

Paris (Rue St. Jacques aux deux pilliers d'Or avec privilege du Roy) : F. Chereau, graveur du Roy, 1698.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with stipple ; platemark 16.1 x 21.3 cm.

Lettering

Samson revenu de son assoupissement veut caresser sa maitresse mais elle le rebute et luy dit qu'elle ne peut le souffrir a cause de sa teste rasée ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: Sopore excitatus Samson, blandiri vult Dalilae, quae illum a se repellit, additque eum sibi ob tonsos capillos odiosum esse. Inventé et desiné par F. Verdier et gravé par C. Simonneau

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18455i

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Languages

  • French
  • Latin


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  • album of 40 etchings

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