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Creator:
Print made by Jacob Gole, 1660–1737, Dutch
Title:

Susanne, surprise dans le bain par les deux vieillards

Additional Title(s):

Susanna and the Elders

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/16 x 7 11/16 inches (26.5 x 19.5 cm), Plate: 10 x 7 3/16 inches (25.4 x 18.2 cm), and Image: 9 5/16 x 7 1/8 inches (23.6 x 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "405"; on back, lower right: "27431"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Ces deux infames scelerats | Ne pouvant assouvir leurs impudiques flames;"; lower center: "Susanne surprise dans le bain par les deux vieillards."; lower right: "Veulent faire perir la plus chaste des femmes; | Mais Dieu punit leur attentats. | J. Gole fec: et ecx: Amstelog: cum Privil"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.928
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bathing | beards | cloaks | fountain | lust | men | nude | Old Testament | religious and mythological subject | the elders making advances towards Susanna | turban | undress | urn | woman
Associated People:
Susanna
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22619
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