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Rizpah protecting the bodies of her sons.

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Title
Rizpah protecting the bodies of her sons.
Names
Becker, Georges (Artist)
Goupil & Cie. (Printer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Bible -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1873
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BIB-A-Z
Topics
Sacrifices
Eagles
Biblical events
Dead persons
Gallows
Rizpah (Biblical figure)
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Two sons of Rizpah and five other descendants of Saul are hanged to remove a curse on the land. They are guarded until rain falls, indicating the curse is averted."
Statement of responsibility: Printed on border: "Georges Becker, pinx." "Gravure Goupil et Cie."
Source note: The masterpieces of French art : a biographical history of art in France from the earliest period to and including the salon of 1882. (Philadelphia : Gebbie, c1883) Viardot, Louis (1800-1883), Author. Armstrong, William A. , Editor.
Physical Description
Photogravures
Extent: 1 print : b ; 28 x 20 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dc371830-c5bd-012f-8768-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rizpah protecting the bodies of her sons." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1873 - 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rizpah protecting the bodies of her sons." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1873 - 1883). Rizpah protecting the bodies of her sons. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rizpah protecting the bodies of her sons.