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Saphan Reading the Book of the Law to Josiah

Philip Galle after Maerten van Heemskerckca. 1569

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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  • Title: Saphan Reading the Book of the Law to Josiah
  • Creator: Philip Galle after Maerten van Heemskerck
  • Date Created: ca. 1569
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “MARTINVS HEEMSKERCK INVENTOR”; numbered lower right of center
  • Set or Series Title: King Josiah Restores the Law of the Land
  • Print State: First of two states
  • 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, 1960
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: Indecipherable
  • Keywords: Bible, law (discipline), Old Testament, reading, religions, religious art, series (groups)
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Probably published by Philips Galle, before the name of the publisher, first edition of two
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 205 mm x 253 mm (8.07 in. x 9.96 in.). Sheet dimensions: 278 mm x 375 mm (10.94 in. x 14.76 in.).
  • Bibliography: New Hollstein 143 (part 1, p. 126); H. 240 (vol. 8, p. 243)
  • Associated People: Created by Philip Galle (Dutch (Flemish), 1537-1612), After Maerten van Heemskerck (Dutch, 1498-1574)
  • Accession Number: 1960.30.3.1

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