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Auction 125, Lot 876

"[Lot of 6 - Old Testament Engravings]",

Subject: Religion

Period: 1728 (published)

Publication: Figurres de la Bible

Color: Black & White

16.8 x 13.8 inches
42.7 x 35.1 cm

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

1) Gen. VII:12. And it rained upon the Earth forty days & forty nights.
2) Exod. XX: 1-21. The Promulgation of the Law in Mount Sinai.
3) Exod. XL: 17-19. The erection of the Tabernacle and the Sacred vessels.
4) Numeri XVI: 31-35. The punishment of the Rebellion of Korah, Dathan and Abiram.
5) Josua III: 14-17. The Israelites passe the river Jordan.
6) Josua VI: 8-21. The Destruction of Jericho by Joshua, by the falling of the walls.


Condition: A

Sharp impressions on sturdy paper with minor soil in margins.

Estimate: $95 - $140

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/24/2008