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Creator:
Print made by John Simon, 1675–1755, French
after Filippo Lauri, Italian, 1623 - 1694, Italian
Title:

Abraham's Servant Presenteth Rebekah

Date:
between 1700 and 1725
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 × 8 15/16 inches (31 × 22.7 cm), Plate: 11 13/16 × 8 5/8 inches (30 × 21.9 cm), and Image (oval shape): 10 1/16 × 8 9/16 inches (25.6 × 21.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "367"

Watermark

Lettered, lower center: "Abrahams Servant presenteth Rebekah"; lettered, lower left: "Phil. [Lanra] pinx. J. Simon fec. Cum Privilegio"; lettered, lower right: "Sold by E. Cooper at ye 9 Pigeons in Bedford street Covent Garden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1147
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beauty | camels | Christianity | headscarf | honor | Judaism | men | necklace | Old Testament | praying | religious and mythological subject | rope | servant | springs (bodies of water) | turban | vase | wife | woman
Associated People:
God
Rebekah, wife of Isaac and sister of Laban
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22992
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