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Probably by the same engraver who produced "The Story of Gideon" after Heemskerck.
Samuel Anointing David,
Number 1 from the set of ten engravings, The Story of David and Saul
Engraving on white laid paper
First of three states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Dimensions (Plate): 205 x 252 mm (8.1 x 9.9 in.)
Dimensions (Sheet): 280 x 377 mm (11 x 14.8 in.)
Inscribed in plate, lower center: “H. Cock. Excud M. Heemskeerc inventor”; all plates for “The Story of David” are numbered lower left; only the first plate is inscribed with names of Heemskerck and Cock.
Watermark: Indecipherable (right side)
Edition: Published by Hieronymus Cock, Antwerp; first edition of four
Accession number: 1922.214.171.124
Purchase funds, 1960
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Penciled numbers upper right, possibly by a 19th-century collector
Bibliography: New Hollstein 94 (part I, 93); the set is Hollstein 491–500 (vol. 8, p. 247).
Work Type: print
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