"[Lot of 5 - Biblical Engravings]",
Subject: Prints - Religion
Period: 1730 (circa)
This lot of 5 biblical engravings includes:
A. Kopere Wapenrusting van den Reus Goliath. 1. Sam. XVII. 4. Enz., hand color (7.6 x 11.4"). The copper armor of the giant Goliath.
B. Een der Tien Kopere Waschvaten in den Tempel van Salomon..., hand color (8.0 x 12.0"). One of the ten Brass lavers (or wash basins) in Solomon's Temple. Engraved by Francois van Bleyswyck.
C. Abraham Weigh'd Four Hundred Shekels of Silver for the Cave..., black & white (8.5 x 13.8"). Drawn by G. Hoet and engraved by Gilliam van der Gouwen.
D. Goude Kandelaar met Zeven Rieten..., hand color (7.9 x 11.6"). A golden candelabrum / candlestick with seven branches, otherwise known as a menorah. Engraved by Francois van Bleyswyck.
E. Tafel der Toonbrooden, Volgens de Jooden..., hand color (7.7 x 10.8"). The table with the showbreads, according to the Jews. Engraved by Ph. Gunst.
Sharp impressions on watermarked paper with light toning along edges of sheets. The engraving of Solomon's Temple has a chip in right blank margin, away from image.