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The Sacrifice of Elijah and the Prophets of Baal (from Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti)
The Sacrifice of Elijah and the Prophets of Baal (from Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti)
Date:
ca. 1652
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
Image: 409 x 525 mm (16 1/8 x 20 11/16 in.) Cropped
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Fragmentary collector's stamp ('MVS.', verso); Moor S. Achenbach (1878-1964) (L. 3a, verso), 1963.

Accession Number:
1963.30.11375
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A amn praying at an elevated platform with a bull on top with a burning log across its neck. Several men stand watching and a large crowd in the distant background.