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The Birth of Pharez and Zarah, from The Story of Judah and Tamar, plate 4

Series/Portfolio:
The Story of Judah and Tamar
Artist:
Herman Müller
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Date:
ca 1566
Medium:
Engraving; first state of two (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/16 × 13 1/2 in. (25.8 × 34.3 cm) Plate: 8 1/4 × 9 13/16 in. (21 × 25 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.4(155)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom center: MHEEMSKERCK IN (MH interlaced)
Lower right: HMVL FE. (HMVL interlaced)
Bottom left: 4
Lower margin: THAMAR GEMINOS VITALES AEDIT IN AVRAS POSSITVR AD POENAS, SIC STAT SENTENTIA IVDAE.

Marking: Verso lower center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Watermark
Vendor: James Clark McGuire
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) I.51.42 i/ii; New Hollstein (Muller) I.87.8; Hollstein VIII.246.427; Hollstein XIV.101.34
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