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Abraham, de Aartsvader, in XII boeken (Abraham the Patriarch, a poem in 12 books) (Rotterdam: Jan Daniel Beman, 1736)
Abraham, de Aartsvader, in XII boeken (Abraham the Patriarch, a poem in 12 books) (Rotterdam: Jan Daniel Beman, 1736)
Date:
1736
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Book With 17 Engravings
Dimensions:
Object: 202 x 164 x 33 mm (7 15/16 x 6 7/16 x 1 5/16 in.)
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Europe
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Provenance: Moore S. Achenbach
Remarks: 12 plates by Punt dated 1743-1745; there is no mention of plates on the title page which is dated 1736.
The preface by the publisher Beman (“Voorberecht”) is signed by him (at end, in ink), to show that his is the only legitimate third edition of this work.

Accession Number:
1963.30.38838.1-17
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

life of Abraham in verse, with 12 full-page illustrations by Punt; allegorical title page by Jan Wandelaar; title vignette by Frans van Bleyswick; unsigned head-piece for dedication: biblical scenes, ancient history