Auction 154, Lot 747

"[Lot of 5 - Biblical Engravings]",

Subject: Prints - Religion

Period: 1730 (circa)



See Description

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.


Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/16/2015