Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Blessed Are The Peacemakers [Matt. 5:9]: Abigail Soothing David, from The Eight Beatitudes, plate 7

Series/Portfolio:
The Eight Beatitudes
Artist:
Herman Müller
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Date:
ca 1566
Medium:
Engraving; first state of three (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 in. × 14 7/8 in. (28 × 37.8 cm) Plate: 8 3/8 × 10 in. (21.3 × 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
60.705.7
Not on view
Inscription: Lower center: MHEEMSKERCK JNUEN. (MH interlaced)
Lower right: HMVL FE: (HMVL interlaced)
Bottom right of center: BEATI PACIFICI, QVONIAM FILII DEI VOCABVNTVR 7
Lower margin: MACTE ANIMO... PACEM QUE' REPONIT

Marking: Verso lower left: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Craddock and Barnard
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.23.319.i/iii; Hollstein VIII.246.408
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