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The witch of Endor conjures up the ghost of Samuel at the request of Saul, who lies petrified on the ground. Engraving by W. Sharp after B. West.

  • West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Date
June 30, 1788
Reference
2921398i
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About this work

Description

Bible, O.T. 1 Samuel 28

Publication/Creation

London (no. 39 Fleet Street) : Tho.s Macklin, June 30, 1788.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 48.3 x 61 cm

Lettering

Witch of En-Dor. And he said unto her, what form is he of? and she said, an old man cometh up, and he is covered with a mantle. And Saul perceived that it was Samuel, and he stooped with his face to the ground, and bowed himself. Vide the 1st book of Samuel. 28th chapter and 14th verse. From an original picture in the collection of Daniel Daulby Esq.r of Liverpool, to whom this plate is dedicated by his most obliged humble serv.t Tho.s Macklin. Painted by B. West, Historical Painter to his Majesty. Engraved by William Sharp

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2921398i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • impression mounted on canvas for display

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