Auction 124, Lot 724

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

Subject: Religion

Period: 1728 (published)

Publication: Figurres de la Bible

Color: Black & White

8.5 x 14 inches
21.6 x 35.6 cm

Striking group of copper engravings from the Old Testament with captions in Hebrew, Greek, English, French, German and Dutch. The scenes were drawn by G. Hoet and published by Pierre de Hondt illustrating Bible stories.

Numer. XXXI. 8. Five Kings of Midian Slain by Israel.
Deuter. V: 1-33. Moses explains promulgates the Law.
Josua XXII. 15-13. The Reubenites answer in defense of their Altar.
Judic. I: 6.7. The cutting off the thumbs and great toes of Adoni Bezek.
Judicum III. 20-25. Eglon King of the Moabites kill'd.
Judic. XIV. 5,6. Samson tears the lion in pieces.
Judic. XVI: 19-21. The Philistins put out Samsons ayes.
Judic. XXI: 19-23. The Benjamites forcibly Seize the daughters of Israel.
Ruth II. 3-17. Ruth gleaneth in the fields of Boaz.
Richter. IX: 52-54. Abimelech kill'd by a milstone.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/7/2008