198. [Flemish]

Attributed to Adriaen COLLAERT and Johann SADELER I. After Jan I Snellinck and Maarten van Cleve

Betsabe & Urias.

Antwerp, G. De Jode, 1585

4 engr., 19,5 x 28,5 cm (warm toned paper, wide margins).

Stuck by upper margin under passe-partout.

Complete series of 4 engr. from the Story of Solomon. 2nd edition with the first plate replaced by a new one -attributed to A. Collaert after J. Snellinck I- that shows Betsabe who receives a letter from David and that later was included in Claes Janszoon Visscher's "Theatrum biblicum". The other three by J. Sadeler I after M. van Cleve represent: David speaks to Uria, Uria is killed in the battle and David rebuked by Nathan. All were published in the "Thesaurus Sacrarum Historiarum veteris testamenti" by Gerard de Jode.
Ref. New Hollstein (De Jode Dynasty I), 118-122.1.

€ 200 / 300

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