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The Meeting of David and Abigail, between 1656 and 1673

  • Adriaen Lommelin, Flemish, 1636-1673
  • Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 17 1/2 × 26 3/8 inches (44.5 × 67 cm) Sheet: 18 3/8 × 27 1/2 inches (46.7 × 69.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund

F78.11

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: P. P. Rubbens pinxit. | Adrian: Lommelin Sculp. Inscribed, lower center: ET AIT DAVID AD ABIGAIL: BENEDICTVS DOMINVS DEVS ISRAEL, QVI MISIT HODIE TE IN OCCVRSVM MEVM. Inscribed, in pencil, lower left edge: 23 (19)

1978-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Adriaen Lommelin; after Peter Paul Rubens, The Meeting of David and Abigail, between 1656 and 1673, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund, F78.11.