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The Sacrifice of Abraham

Inscription

in plate, below image: Per memet ipsum iuraui, dicit Dominus: benedicam tibi, - multiplicabo femen tuum/ficut stellas caeli, et velut arena est in littore maris: possidebit femen tuum portas/inimicorum suorum, - benedicentur in femine tuo omnes gente terrae. GENES. XXII.

Signed

left of lower center, within image; partially hidden by the grass: M. de Vos inuen./Iohan. W. fecit.; lower center, within image: Sadleri excu.

Marks

watermark [not identified]; verso: MFA stamp with accession number in pencil: 69.1035

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 084; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 59

Accession Number

69.1035

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