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Daniel Refusing to Worship Bel,

Number 1 from the set of ten engravings, The Story of Daniel, Bel, and the Dragon

Engraving on laid paper

First of four states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 203 x 247 mm (8 x 9.7 in.)

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

Dimension notes: sheet and plate dimensions are irregular

Inscribed in plate, lower left: “Martinus van heemskerck inventor Heeronymus Cock excudeba.”; numbered lower right; dated lower left: “1565”

Watermark: Possibly a hand (right side)

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

Accession number: 1960.30.1.1

Purchase funds, 1960

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

Bibliography: New Hollstein 226 (part 1, p. 191); H. 534 (vol. 8, p. 247).

Work Type: print

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