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Solomon judges the case of the two harlots. Aquatint after L. van Leyden.

Lucas, van Leyden, 1494-1533.

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Bible. O.T. 1 Kings 3.16-28. The dead infant lies on the steps before Solomon; the soldier to the roughly clasps the living child in his right hand and unsheaths his sword. One of the women is pointing to this scene, while the other points to the dead baby, beseeching Solomon

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Ih Ih. L

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1 print : aquatint with etching ; image 26.9 x 21.2 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 20558i

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