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Jacob Tending the Flocks of Laban, 18th Century

  • Simon Fokke, Dutch, 1712-1784
  • Pierre Hutin, French, 1720-1763
  • Jusepe de Ribera, Spanish, 1590-1652

Engraving printed in black on wove paper

  • plate: 14 x 16 in. 35.5 x 40.6 cm sheet: 22 1/4 x 27 3/4 in. 56.5 x 70.4 cm

Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892


In plate, lower left: P. Hutin del.; lower right: S. Fokke Sculps.; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di Giuseppe Ribera detto lo Spagnoletto; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de Joseph Ribera dit l'Espagnolet / de la Gallerie Royale de Dresde / Haut: 6. Pieds. 2. Pouc: Larg: 7. Pieds 10 1/2 Pouc:; lower left corner: T.I.; lower right corner: No. 27; in black ink below Fokke: c. 1744; below l'Espagnolet: 1580-1659 / (Xativa); lower center: Jacob tending the flock of Laban.; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard. / 1892.; in pencil, lower center and lower right corner: 28

Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN: Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 314.

Simon Fokke; after Pierre Hutin; after Jusepe de Ribera, Jacob Tending the Flocks of Laban, 18th Century, Engraving printed in black on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892, 1991.85.