Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Athaliah Destroying the Royal Progeny, from The Story of Joash and Queen Athaliah

Series/Portfolio:
The Story of Joash and Queen Athaliah
Artist:
Herman Müller
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Date:
ca.1567
Medium:
Engraving; first state of two (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 9 9/16 in. (19 × 24.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.629.17
Not on view
Inscription: Lower Left: Signed M. MARTINUS HEEMSKERCK INUENTOR HARMAN MULLER FECIT GERARD. DE IODE. EXCUDEBAT.
Lower Left: On steps IIII. REG XI
Lower Margin:JMPIA PROGENIEM LETO BAT ATALIA REGIS,/ SOLUS AT ANNIVULUS MORTEM DECLINAT IÖAS.
Right in Lower Margin: Numbered 3

Marking: Verso Center Right: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) I.123.139.i/ii; New Hollstein (Muller) I.109.29.i/ii; Hollstein VII.102.35; Hollstein VIII.246.414
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