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Abraham Taking Lot and His Family to His Own Land

1613
17th century
201 x 284 mm (7.9 x 11.2 in.)

Antonio Tempesta, Italian, (1555–1630)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on white laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Series: Number 3 from set of 25 etchings Biblical Battles
Edition: Published by Nicolaus Van Aelst, Rome
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “AE”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: R.L. Hirschfield (stamped in lower center margin of frontispiece); Conrad Fäsy (bookplate inside cover of album)
Bibliography: Bartsch 238 (vol. 17, p. 129); Illustrated Bartsch 238 (vol. 35, p. 64); see Sue Welsh Reed and Richard Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), 217–221.
Credit Line: Olin Library transfer, 1957
Accession Number: 1957.5.1.4

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Abraham (Biblical)
  • battles - Use for individual instances of armed conflict between two or more groups. [September 1993 related terms added. December 1992 scope note added. November 1990 descriptor added.]
  • Bible
  • families - Groups of individuals related by blood, marriage, adoption, or cohabitation. ERIC9 [May 1993 related term deleted. May 1991 descriptor moved. February 1991 related term added.]
  • family
  • Old Testament
  • religions
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]
  • series (groups) - Use for related publications issued successively, especially those bearing a collective as well as an individual title; and, in the visual arts, for groups of works by a single artist having a specific and purposeful relation among the works. [March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'series'; alternate term added; descriptor moved. January 1991 scope note added.]
  • war - From TGM: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/tgm/item/tgm011468

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 201 x 284 mm (7.9 x 11.2 in.)

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