Amnon, son of David, simulates illness in order to attract his half sister Tamar, who is preparing a meal; in the corner a physician is examining a urine specimen. Line engraving after M. van Heemskerck.
- Heemskerk, Martin van, 1498-1574.
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Bible. O.T. Samuel II. 13. David is visiting his son Amnon who is faking illness to gain the attention of Tamar, his half-sister, whom he later rapes
Assimulat se egrotum, à Thamar cibo reficitur. M. Heemskerck imventor. z.
1 print : line engraving ; platemark 20.1 x 24.6 cm
T. Kerrich, A catalogue of the prints which have been after Martin Heemskerck ..., Cambridge 1829
Wellcome Library no. 21678i