Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Hirah the Adullamite with the Kid, Inquiring for the Harlot,

Number 2 from the set of four engravings, The Story of Judah and Tamar

Engraving on laid paper

First of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 208 x 260 mm (8.2 x 10.2 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 278 x 380 mm (10.9 x 15 in.)

Dimension notes: sheet and plate dimensions are irregular

Inscribed in plate, lower right: “MHeemskerck Inven HMV, fe.” (with MH and HMV interlaced); numbered, lower right of center

Watermark: Indecipherable (right of center)

Edition: Before the name of publisher, first edition of three

Accession number: 1960.30.4.2

Purchase funds, 1960

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Penciled numbers upper right, possibly by a 19th-century collector

Bibliography: New Hollstein 40 (part 1, 51); H. 424–427 (vol. 8, p. 246).

Work Type: print

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