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Noah and his entourage come down from the ark and make a sacrifice to God. Etching by M. van der Gucht after G. Hoet.

Hoet, Gerard, 1648-1733.
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1700-1799
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 8-9. God smells the "sweet savour" of Noah's sacrifice and sets his "bow in the cloud" as a sign of his covenant with Noah's people

Publication/Creation

1700-1799

Physical description

1 print : etching with line engraving ; platemark 27 x 17.8 cm

Lettering

Noah buildeth an altar to the Lord and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on ye altar. Gen. C. 8. v. 20. G. Hoet del. M. v. dr. Gucht scul.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15720i

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