Auction 114, Lot 685

"[Lot of 8 - Bible Prints]",

Subject: Religion

Period: 1728 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.5 x 13.8 inches
21.6 x 35.1 cm

Eight striking copper engravings drawn by G. Hoet and published by Pierre de Hondt. 1) Gen. XXIV: 64-67 - Rebecca lights off the Camel & covers her self with a veil. 2) Gen. XXV: 9 - Isaac & Ishmael bury their father Abraham in the cave. 3) Exod. VII: 10-12 - The rods of Moses and the Magitians turned into Serpents. 4) Exod. XVI: 14-22 - The Israelites gather Manna in the Wildernesse. 5) Exod. XVII: 8-13 - The battle betwixt the Israelites and Amalekites. 6) Exod. XXXII: 6-19 - The Israelites worship the Golden Calfe. 7) II Sam. XIII: 29 - Absalom's servants kill his brother Amnon at a Feast. 8) I Reg. XI: 29 - Ahijah's prophesie to Jeroboam. (Picart)

References:

Condition: A

Some minor marginal soil, stains and repaired short tears.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/1/2006

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