Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Joseph strides away from Potiphar's wife, who clutches his cloak with both hands as she straddles the corner of a bed, from the series 'The Story of Joseph'

Series/Portfolio:
The Story of Joseph
Artist:
Georg Pencz (German, Wroclaw ca. 1500–1550 Leipzig)
Date:
1546
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. (11.5 x 7.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.762.4
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left, signed with artist's monogram and the date: '15 / 46.'

Marking: Collector's mark of Adalbert von Lanna on verso.
Adalbert von Lanna (Prague); Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
Hollstein XXXI.131.11; B.VIII.323.12; Landau 11
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

David Landau Catologo completo dell'opera grafica di Georg Pencz. Ex. cat. Milan, 1978.

Tilman Falk Hollstein's German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700 Vol. XXXI Michael Ostendorfer to Georg Pencz. 31, Roosendaal, 1991.



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