BATHSHEBA BRINGING ABISHAG TO KING DAVID.

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Adrian Van der Werff


Bathsheba Bringing Abishag to King David.

Mezzotint. 1779.
Image 23 x 17 7/8" (58.5 x 45..5 cm) plus margins.
Good condition. Faint foxing throughtout margins.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 90672
Price: $850.00
Publisher : J. Boydell, London.
Engraved by R. Earlom. Proof before title. After the 1699 painting by Adriaen van der Werff entitled 'Sarah leading Hagar to Abraham' in the Staatsgalerie, SchleiƟheim. Identical to an engraving in the British Museum collection where it is referred to as a "scratched proof" - artist, engraver and publisher's names are scratched loosely into the lower margin. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Religious