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The Destruction of the Temple of Baal and the Slaughter of His Priests

Philip Galle after Maerten van Heemskerckca. 1569

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Middletown, United States

  • Title: The Destruction of the Temple of Baal and the Slaughter of His Priests
  • Creator: Philip Galle after Maerten van Heemskerck
  • Date Created: ca. 1569
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plate, center: “MARTINVS HEEMSKERCK INVENTOR”; numbered lower left
  • 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, Old Testament, religions, religious art, series (groups), temples
  • 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: 279 mm x 375 mm (10.98 in. x 14.76 in.).
  • Bibliography: New Hollstein 145 (part 1, p. 126); H. 242 (vol. 8, p. 243)
  • Associated People: Created by Philip Galle (Dutch (Flemish), 1537-1612), After Maerten van Heemskerck (Dutch, 1498-1574)
  • Accession Number: 1960.30.3.3

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