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Creator:
Print made by Johann Gottfried Haid, 1704–1767, German, active in Britain
after Ferdinand Bol, 1616–1680, Dutch
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:
Absalom's Submission to his Father, King David
Date:
1766
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 13/16 × 14 1/8 inches (50.4 × 35.8 cm) and Image: 17 7/8 x 14 inches (45.4 x 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "KGK 41"; lower center: "[...]"; on back, lower right: "Haid (underlined) | Haid (JG)"

Lettered, lower left: "Boll pinxt"; lower center: "J Boydell Ext 1766"; lower right: "Haid Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1391
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | boots | bowls | Christianity | family | father | gaze | gesturing | Judaism | kneeling | Old Testament | Oriental | quiver | reconciliation of David and Absalom; Absalom kneels before David and they embrace | religious | religious and mythological subject | robes | sleeves | son | sword | tassels | turban
Associated People:
Absalom
David, biblical king of Israel
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23243
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