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Priests of Bel Eating and Drinking in Bel's Temple,

Number 4 from the set of ten engravings, The Story of Daniel, Bel, and the Dragon

Engraving on laid paper

First of three states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 200 x 246 mm (7.9 x 9.7 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 278 x 378 mm (10.9 x 14.9 in.)

Dimension notes: sheet and plate dimensions are irregular

Inscribed in plate, lower right: “MHeemskerck Inv. .H. Cock ex.” (MH interlaced); numbered lower right

Watermark: Indecipherable (right side)

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

Accession number: 1960.30.1.4

Purchase funds, 1960

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

Bibliography: New Hollstein 229 (part I, 192); H. 537 (vol. 8, p. 247)

Work Type: print

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