Lot and His Family
- Additional Title(s):
Plusquam Incendium, Peccatum Fuge
- ca. 1718
- Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 11 5/16 x 15 1/16 inches (28.8 x 38.3 cm), Plate: 6 3/16 x 7 1/16 inches (15.7 x 18 cm), and Image (dome-shaped): 5 11/16 x 6 15/16 inches (14.4 x 17.6 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "282 | P59"; on back, lower right: "John ALEXANDER"
Lettered in black ink, lower left: "R: S: U: Inv: in Vat:"; lower center, within frame: "Plusquam incendium, Peccatum fuge."; lower right: "Alexr: del: & Sculp: ex Origli:"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- castle | cities | costume | daughters | destruction | disaster | escaping | family | father | fire | hills | journey | Lot's wife looks back at the city and is transformed into a pillar of salt | Lot, seeing the destruction of the cities and fearing for his safety in Zoar, flees with his daughters to a cave in the mountains | men | mother | path | religious and mythological subject | rocks (landforms) | smoke | togas | towns | travel | trees | tunics | walking | wife | women
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Print made by John Alexander, 1686–before 1768, British, Lot and His Family, ca. 1718
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