Gideon Separating His Army by the Drinking Test, mid-16th century

  • Hieronymus Cock, Netherlandish, 1517 or 1518-1570
  • Marten de Vos, Netherlandish, 1532-1603

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 14 5/8 × 20 1/8 inches (37.1 × 51.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S308

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Engraving (print)

Stamp, in black, verso: VE [circled]

Inscribed, in plate, lower left corner of image: Marten de Vos Inventor Inscribed, lower right corner: CI Visscher [monogram] Excudebat Inscribed, below the image in bottom margin: [lost when sheet was trimmed]

September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad)

James E. Scripps

Mrs. James E. Scripps

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Hieronymus Cock; after Marten de Vos, Gideon Separating His Army by the Drinking Test, mid-16th century, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S308.