Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Hamor and Shechem Asking Jacob for Dinah's Hand in Marriage, from The Story of Dinah and Shechem

Series/Portfolio:
The Story of Dinah and Shechem
Artist:
Herman Müller
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Date:
1569
Medium:
Engraving; first state of two (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/8 × 9 13/16 in. (19.4 × 24.9 cm)
Plate: 11 × 14 13/16 in. (28 × 37.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.579.15
Not on view
Inscription: Lower Margin: One line in latin text HEMOR ET SICHEM QUERUNT IN MATRIMONIUM, FILIAM JACOB, ET VIUERE IN PACE CUM EO GENE 34 and numbered 2

Marking: Verso Lower Center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Rockman Prints
New Hollstein(Heemskerck) I.44.32.i i/ii; Hollstein VIII.246.411;
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