• Title: Bathsheba Bringing Abishag to David
  • Creator: Richard Earlom after Adriaen van der Werff
  • Date Created: 1779
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “Rd Earlom Sculpsit. London July 12, 1779”
  • Print State: Before title
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1974
  • Materials & Techniques: Mezzotint on heavy laid paper
  • Keywords: Bible, Old Testament, religions, religious art
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Etched letter proof before title; published 31 July 1779 by John Boydell, Cheapside
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 628 mm x 458 mm (24.72 in. x 18.03 in.). Sheet dimensions: 660 mm x 510 mm (25.98 in. x 20.08 in.).
  • Bibliography: Not in Smith; see untrimmed print at the Yale Center for British Art
  • Associated People: Created by Richard Earlom (British (English), 1743-1822), After Adriaen van der Werff (Dutch, 1659-1722)
  • Accession Number: 1974.16.1

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