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Jezebel Stealing the Forged Letters
  • Philip Galle, artist
    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 Stealing the Forged Letters, circa 1561
  • The Story of Ahab, Jezebel and Naboth (Plate 2)
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: ivory chain laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 199 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 217 x 268 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 13/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund and Spencer Museum of Art Restricted Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0011.02
Catalogue raisonné

Interior viwe with several men surrounding a large table. Female figure center right, dressed opulently. Four other female figures stand in right. Exterior view of buildings in upper right corner.