DAC Collection Object Information
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: 19126.96.36.199
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)
Work Type: print
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