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The Animals Entering Noah's Ark

1650 - 1655
17th century
203 x 400.1 mm (8 x 15.8 in.)

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Italian, (1609–1664)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Marks: Inscription in plate LLC (slightly illegible)
Bibliography: Bartsch 1; Bellini 1982, 61
Credit Line: Bequest of Alan and Nancy Jane Shestack
Accession Number: 2020.5.1

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • Bible
  • biblical studies - Critical study of the Bible and biblical writings, including such approaches as textual analysis, historical study, exegesis, hermeneutics, and literary and linguistic criticism. [January 1995 scope note added; lead-in terms added; descriptor changed, was "Biblical studies".]
  • Noah's arks - Toys representing Noah's ark and associated pairs of animals; probably originated in Germany in the late 16th or early 17th century.

  • sheet Dimensions: 203 x 400.1 mm (8 x 15 3/4 in.)

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