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Ahab Rending His Clothes Upon Hearing Elijah's Curse, from The Story of Ahab, Jezebel and Naboth, plate 5

Series/Portfolio:
The Story of Ahab, Jezebel and Naboth
Artist:
Philips Galle (Netherlandish, Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp)
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Publisher:
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
ca. 1561
Medium:
Engraving; first state of two (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 in. × 14 13/16 in. (28 × 37.7 cm) Plate: 8 1/16 × 9 13/16 in. (20.5 × 25 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
60.705.29
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom Right: MHEMSKERC INUEN HC EXCUDEBAT (MH interlaced)
Bottom Left: 5
Lower Margin: VENIT ELIAS DOMINI IUSSU AD AHAB, ILLUMQ[UE] MALE MORITURU[M] PRAEDICIT

Marking: Verso Lower Center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Craddock and Barnard
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) I.118.136 i/ii; New Hollstein (P. Galle) I.57.38.i/ii; Hollstein VIII.238.74; Bartsch LVI.013.5
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