Der Keusche Joseph - Joseph Castus
- Additional Title(s):
Joseph and Potiphar's Wife
- Mezzotint printed in blue ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 16 × 19 3/4 inches (40.6 × 50.2 cm) and Plate: 13 5/8 × 17 inches (34.5 × 43.2 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 6"
Lettered lower center: "Der Keusche Joseph. | Iosephus castus."; lower left: "Erbarmlich allerdings, a Joseph, war dein Stand. | Versolgt warst du zu Haus, versolgt in fremden Land. | Durch die Versolgung doch kamst du zu hohen Ehren: | Ach, dass auch heut zu Tag noch deine Zeiten waren"; lower right: "Tristia multiscium torquebant fata Josephum, | Tristia et in patria, tristia et exilio, | Casta tamen pietas vicit. Manet exitus illum | Laetior. Ah nobis talia secta forent."; lower right: "Ioh. Ph. Koch exc. A.V."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Undetermined
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- Subject Terms:
- bed | canopy | Cartouche | Christianity | headdress | Judaism | leaving | lust | man | nude | Old Testament | reaching | religious and mythological subject | scrolling foliage | seduction | tricking | tricking | turning | wife | woman
- Associated People:
- Zuleikha, Potiphar's wife
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Print made by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German, Der Keusche Joseph - Joseph Castus, undated
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