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The Pictorial History of the Bible, Consisting of Engravings from Paintings by British Artists (Volume I)

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1835 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Woodforde, Samuel, born 1763 - died 1817 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and stipple engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.99:15

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf TOP

Physical description

Etching and stipple engraving entitled 'Saul Presenting His Daughter Merab To David' for 'The Pictorial History of the Bible'. Each lettered with title, artist's name, and biblical reference. Bound in diced calf, spine gilt 'a la cathedrale'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1835 (made)

Artist/maker

Woodforde, Samuel, born 1763 - died 1817 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and stipple engraving

Dimensions

Height: 27.7 cm Size of covers, Width: 21.2 cm

Descriptive line

Etching and stipple engraving entitled 'Saul Presenting His Daughter Merab To David' after a painting by Samuel Woodforde, from Volume I of 'The Pictorial History of the Bible', 41 plates including title-pages, with descriptive texts. Great Britain, 1835.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Stipple

Subjects depicted

Religion; Biblical; Christianity; Marriage

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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