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Scene from the Book of Genesis

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, coloured by hand and gilded

  • Museum number:

    E.621-1961

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case J, shelf 4, box A

Physical description

Print depicting a scene from the Book of Genesis.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

mid 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, coloured by hand and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'15'
Lettered with texts in Latin, Greek, Hebrew and English and numbered

Dimensions

Height: 14.92 cm, Width: 7.94 cm

Descriptive line

Print, engraving (one of nine) depicting a scene from the Book of Genesis, English, mid-17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1960 and 1961 London: HMSO, 1964

Materials

Gilding

Techniques

Engraving; Hand-colouring

Categories

Prints; Christianity; Religion

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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