DAC Collection Object Information
Abraham Taking Lot and His Family to His Own Land,
Number 3 from the set of 25 etchings, Biblical Battles
Etching on white laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Dimensions (Plate): 201 x 284 mm (7.9 x 11.2 in.)
Dimensions (Sheet): 273 x 283 mm (10.7 x 11.1 in.)
Signed in plate, lower right: “AE”
Watermark: No watermark
Edition: Published by Nicolaus Van Aelst, Rome
Accession number: 19188.8.131.52
Olin Library transfer, 1957
Provenance / Collectors' marks: R.L. Hirschfield (stamped in lower center margin of frontispiece); Conrad Fäsy (bookplate inside cover of album)
Bibliography: Bartsch 238 (vol. 17, p. 129); Illustrated Bartsch 238 (vol. 35, p. 64); see Sue Welsh Reed and Richard Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), 217–221.
Work Type: print
Related Works: The set “Biblical Battles” includes 24 plates numbered 1–24 (DAC 19184.108.40.206 – 19220.127.116.11) following the frontispiece.
Keywords: Click a term to find other records with the same keyword.
- series (groups)
- Old Testament
- religious art
- Abraham (Biblical)