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Samson releases himself from his bonds; Delilah and the Philistines are astonished. Etching by B. Audran after F. Verdier, 1698.

  • Verdier, François, 1651-1730.
Date
1698
Reference
18453i
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Histoire de Samson
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Description

Bible. O.T. Judges 16.11-12

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 : etching, with engraving ; platemark 16.1 x 21.3 cm.

Lettering

Dalila convient avec les Philistins de scavoir de Samson ou estoit sa force mais il la trompe luy disant que sa force cesseroit si elle le lioit avec des cordes neuves mais il les rompit voyant paroistre ses ennemis ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: Spondet Dalila Philistiim se expiscaturam in quo Samson habeat fortitudinem at illam decipiens Samson, si ligatus, inquit, novis sunibus fuero, infirmus ero. hos autem visis hostibus disrupit. Inv. et dessiné par F. Verdier et gravé par B. Audran

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18453i

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Languages

  • French
  • Latin


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  • album of 40 etchings

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