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Antique Map Auction Sale No. 130 - closed 12/2/2009

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Lot #830: "[Lot of 11- Life of Joseph)" George Balthasar Probst

Antique engraving Lot of 11  Life of Joseph
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Estimate:
$700.00 - $800.00
Sold for: $500.00

Lot 830
By: George Balthasar Probst
Subject: Religion
Date: 1790

Publication:

Condition: B
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Color: hand color

Size: 16 x 10.8 inches
40.7 x 27.5 cm

An interesting set of optical views illustrating the life of Joseph and his brothers. Titles below each scene are in French, Latin, Italian, German, some with a title in reverse at top.

1) Joseph recita ses Songes a fes freres.
2) Ses Freres le jetterent dans la fosse.
3) Ses Freres le vendirent.
4) Ils firent porter a leur pere la robe bigarree de Joseph.
5) Et les Madianites le vendirent en Egypte a Poiphar, Eunuque de Pharaon. No backing.
6) Joseph tente de la Femme de Potiphar.
7) Joseph amassa une tres considerable quantite de ble. Ink in lower caption.
8) Les fils de Jacob doivent laisser Simeon en arriere, jusqu a ce qu' ils ameneront Benjamin a Joseph.
9) Et Joseph elevant ses yeux vit Benjamin son frere, etc.
10) Jacob joint son fils Joseph en Egypte. No backing.
11) Bonte de Joseph envers ses freres. No backing.


Original color. Most are backed with a sheet of rough paper, unless noted. All are soiled with some damage in the margins.

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