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The sinful state of mankind before the flood. Engraving by J. van Vianen after G. Hoet.

Hoet, Gerard, 1648-1733.
Date
[between 1725 and 1739]
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Description

Bible, O.T. Genesis VI.11. In the centre people are enjoying eating, drinking and love-making. Behind them, people dancing around a pole. Left, a man rapes a woman and another man commits murder with a stiletto. Background, left and right: construction works

Publication/Creation

[The Hague] : [P. de Hondt], [between 1725 and 1739]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 35.5 x 43.1 cm

Lettering

Gen. VI, 11. ... Corrupta erat terra coram Deo & plena violentia. The earth was corrupt before God and filled with violence. ... G. Hoet delineavit. J. van Vianen fecit.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2493575i

Language note

Lettering in Hebrew, Latin, English, French, German and Dutch

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • Dutch
  • Latin
  • French
  • German
  • English


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