Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

Etcher Wenceslaus Hollar Bohemian
After Hans Holbein the Younger German
Publisher Hendrik van der Borcht II Dutch

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Solomon sits on a high throne with the queen and ten hand maidens standing infront of him. The composition is based on the miniature painting on vellum now at Windsor once owned by the Earl of Arundel. Solomon resembles Henry VIII.

Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London), Etching; third state of three

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