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Auction 109, Lot 738

"[Lot of 5 - Bible Engravings]",

Subject: Religion

Period: 1728 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.5 x 13.7 inches
21.6 x 34.8 cm

Five striking copper engravings drawn by G. Hoet and published by Pierre de Hondt illustrating Bible stories. 1) Numeri. XXI: 6-9 Moses fixes the brazen Serpent on a pole. 2) Gen. XXII, 11:12 Abraham, lay not thine hand on the Child. 3) Numeri. XX: 9-11 Moses bringeth water out of the Rock. 4) I. Reg. XIII, 24 The man of God slain by a Lion for his disobedience. 5) I. Reg. XVII, 6 Elijah fed by Ravens.


Condition: A

Fine dark impressions with minor defects in blank margins.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/1/2004