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Joseph's cup found in Benjamin's sack from the biblical story of Joseph (Genesis 44); a scene with soliders, mules and various figures

Artist:
Giovanni Antonio da Brescia (Italian, active ca. 1490–ca. 1525)
Artist:
After Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi (Italian, Ancaiano 1481–1536 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1520–25
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 6 7/8 in. × 11 in. (17.5 × 28 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.81
Not on view
Copy in reverse of a drawing by Baldessare Peruzzi.
Marking: Collector's stamp of Prosper Henry Lankrink on recto at lower right: 'PH.' (Lugt 2090)
Sotheby's, LondonWilton House Sale, July 1917; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.; Earls of Pembroke; Prosper Henry Lankrink (London 1628–1692); Vendor: Earls of Pembroke
B.XV.11.7 (as anonymous engraver of 16th century); TIB.Commentary.2511.002; Hind.V.44.22; Washington 1973, cat.no. 97.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XV.11.7, p. 11.

Arthur Mayger Hind Early Italian engraving: a critical catalogue with complete reproduction of all the prints described. London and New York, 1938-1948, cat. no. V.44.22, p. 44.

Jay A. Levenson, Konrad Oberhuber, Jacquelyn L. Sheehan Early Italian Engravings from the National Gallery of Art. Washington DC, 1973, cat. no. 97, p. 258-9.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. 2511.002, p. 320.



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