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The flood: people clamber for safety as rain pours down and lightning strikes the earth. Engraving by W. van der Gouwen after G. Hoet.

Hoet, Gerard, 1648-1733.
[between 1725 and 1739]
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Bible, O.T. Genesis VII.12. In the background, Noah's ark


[The Hague] : [P. de Hondt], [between 1725 and 1739]

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1 print : engraving ; platemark 35.5 x 43.5 cm


Gen. VII, 12. ... Pluvia quadraginta noctibus 7 diebus in terram decidit. Ant it rained upon the earth forty days & forty nights. ... G. Hoet delineavit. G. van der Gouwen sculpsit.


Wellcome Library no. 2493580i

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Lettering in Hebrew, Latin, English, French, German and Dutch



  • Hebrew
  • Dutch
  • Latin
  • French
  • German
  • English

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