Auction 122, Lot 837

"[Lot of 10 - Old Testament Engravings]",

Subject: Religion

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8.5 x 13.5 inches
21.6 x 34.3 cm

Striking group of copper engravings from the Old Testament drawn by Picart and G. Hoet and published by Pierre de Hondt. Captions in Hebrew, Greek, English, French, German and Dutch.

1) Exodus II. 3-6. Moses drawn out of the Water.
2) Exodus V: 10-19. The Israelites cruel bondage in Egypt.
3) Exodus XVII: 8-13. The battle betwixt the Israelites and Amalekites.
4) Exodus XXXII: 6-19. The Israelites worship the Golden Calfe.
5) Numbers XI. 31-34. A Plague inflicted on Israel whilst eating the quails.
6) Numbers XX: 9-11. Moses bringeth water out of the Rock.
7) Numbers XXI 6-9. Moses fixes the brazen Serpent on a pole.
8) Numbers XXV. 1-8. Israelites whoredom with the daughters of Moab.
9) Deuteronomy XXXIV: 8. The Israelites mourn for Moses.
10) Leviticus X: 1-3. Nadab and Abihu consumed by fire from the Lord.


Condition: A

A little minor soil and damp stains in margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/5/2007