Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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record 5 of 10

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

Saul Casting a Javelin at David,

Number 10 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): 204 x 250 mm (8 x 9.8 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 279 x 378 mm (11 x 14.9 in.)

Dimension notes: sheet dimensions are irregular

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

Watermark: Indecipherable (right side)

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

Accession number: 1960.30.2.10

Purchase funds, 1960

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

Bibliography: New Hollstein 103 (part I, 99); the set is Hollstein 491–500 (vol. 8, p. 247)

Object Type: Prints

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