Gideon's Sacrifice, between 1616 and 1680

  • Ferdinand Bol, Dutch, 1616-1680

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 8 1/4 × 6 1/2 inches (21 × 16.5 cm) Sheet: 8 3/8 × 6 5/8 inches (21.3 × 16.8 cm) Sheet (supporting sheet): 11 3/8 × 9 1/4 inches (28.9 × 23.5 cm)

Gift of Bernard F. Walker

68.4

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Etching
  • Angel (spirit)

Inscribed, in brown ink, on supporting sheet, lower right: Ferd. Bol. fec. Inscribed, center bottom margin: Le Sacrifice de Gedeon. Inscribed, bottom edge of sheet: v. A. Bartsch Catalogue de estampes de Rembrandt de f. Bol etc. V II. p. 8. N. 2 Inscribed, in pencil below image on supporting sheet, lower left: B2 III Inscribed, bottom right margin: G. 6490 [circled] Inscribed, lower right margin: Grafik Inscribed, the top and bottom margin: [erasures throughout]

1968-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bartsch, A. Catalogue Raisonne de Toutes les Etampes de Rembrandt, vol. II. Leipzig, 1880, no. 2.

Ferdinand Bol, Gideon's Sacrifice, between 1616 and 1680, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Bernard F. Walker, 68.4.