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Creator:
Print made by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German
after Andreas Nilson, active 1724
Published by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German
Title:
Der Keusche Joseph - Joseph Castus
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint printed in blue ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 19 3/4 inches (40.6 × 50.2 cm) and Plate: 13 5/8 × 17 inches (34.5 × 43.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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 Information
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1356
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
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:
Joseph
Zuleikha, Potiphar's wife
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23206
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