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Creator:
Print made by John Murphy, c.1748–1820, British
after Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, 1621–1674, Dutch
Title:

Hiram King of Tyre, Sends Presents to King Solomon

Date:
1790
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 19 5/16 × 25 1/2 inches (49.1 × 64.8 cm) and Image: 17 7/8 × 23 7/8 inches (45.4 × 60.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "72375 18 1/2 / 24 1/2 No.9"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "S.22. | under"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Eeckout"; lettered, lower center: "HIRAM KING OF TYRE, SENDS PRESENTS TO KING SOLOMON."; letterd, lower right: "Engrav'd by Jn. Murphy"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.518
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | cloak | gifts | kings (people) | landscape | men | Old Testament | pillars | religious and mythological subject | robes | servants | Solomon and Hiram of Tyre (1 Kings 5; 2 Chronicles 2) | spear | temple | train | turbans | wisdom
Associated People:
Solomon
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22206
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