Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

record 4 of 10

Probably by the same engraver who produced "The Story of Gideon" after Heemskerck.

David Being Armed before Saul,

Number 5 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): 206 x 253 mm (8.1 x 10 in.)

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

All plates for “The Story of David” are numbered lower left; only the first plate is inscribed with names of Heemskerck and Cock.

Watermark: Possibly a hand (left side)

Edition: Published by Hieronymus Cock, Antwerp; first edition of four

Accession number: 1960.30.2.5

Purchase funds, 1960

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

Bibliography: New Hollstein 98 (part I, 93); the set is Hollstein 491–500 (vol. 8, p. 247)

Object Type: Prints

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