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Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

Artist:
Anonymous, French, School of Fontainebleau, 16th century
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 10 1/4 × 14 13/16 in. (26 × 37.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.581.3
Not on view
Text on the print mistakenly identifies the subject as Cleopatra bringing presents to Marc Anthony.
Inscription: Lettered below image: 'Cleopatra Ephesum appulsa ornatu regio At M. Antonium Imperatorem/ sahitat eique Aegypto splendore digna munera offert' [see Label]
Hollstein V.65.38; Kerrich, p. 224 (copy of Heemskerk)
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