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Tamar giving birth to Pharez and Zarah aided by a midwife and many assistants. Engraving by H. Muller after M. van Heemskerck.

  • Heemskerk, Martin van, 1498-1574.
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Bible O.T. Genesis 38: 27-30

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1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 20.8 x 25.2 cm


Post Tamar geminos vitales edit in auras. Gensis. 38. 27. Meemskerck in ; ML fe.

References note

F.W.H. Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts ca. 1450-1700, Amsterdam 1949, Van Heemskerck no. 427.4
H. Speert, Iconographia gyniatrica - a pictorial history of gynecology and obstetrics, Philadelphia 1973, Ch. 15, p. 386

Lettering note

Bears number: 4


Wellcome Library no. 17297i



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