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Jezebel Promising Ahab the Vineyard of Naboth
  • Philip Galle
    born: Haarlem, Habsburg Netherlands (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
    Maerten van Heemskerck
    Hieronymus Cock, publisher
    circa 1510–1570
    born: Antwerp, Habsburg Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • Jezebel Promising Ahab the Vineyard of Naboth, circa 1561
  • The Story of Ahab, Jezebel and Naboth (Plate 1)
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: ivory chain laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 202 x 249 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 217 x 270 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 15/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 10 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund and Spencer Museum of Art Restricted Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0011.01
Catalogue raisonné

Interior scene: male figure reclining on bed on right, central female figure mounting steps toward bed followed by group of six women. On left - group of armed men gathered in archway, outdoor scene with buildings on hill and sun seen through archway.