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Susanna and the elders. Engraving by J-F. Beauvarlet after J-M. Vien.

  • Vien, Joseph-Marie, 1716-1809.
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Description

Bible. Apocrypha. History of Susanna. The elders (older members of a tribe promoted to an official position) try to blackmail Susanna for sex. The law rebounds on them when their perjury is revealed by Daniel

Publication/Creation

Paris (Rue St. Jacques vis a vis la rue des Mathurins à l'image St. Maur) : Jacques-Firmin Beauvarlet.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with stipple ; platemark 34.5 x 43 cm

Lettering

La chaste Susanne. Tiré du cabinet de monsieur le comte de Vence maréchal de camp des armées du roy, colonel lieutenant du régiment infanterie italienne corse honoraire associé libre l'academie royale de peinture et sculpture. Vien pin. Beauvarlet sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20972i

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  • English


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