God Commands the Storm – 1731 – Scheuchzer

God Commands the Storm


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“God Commands the Storm”. Engraved by Jacob Andreas Fridrich (signature), printed in Johann Scheuchzer’s opus Physica Sacra, Vol. 2, Augsburg, Germany, 1731-1735. Uncut plate on medium weight laid paper, plate 12.5″ x 8″. With margins, 13″ x 9″. Blank verso. Excellent condition, clean and sharp. Scene inspired by Psalm 108: 25-29, God being the author of all things including the sea and the wind, a motif picked up in Mark 4 where Jesus stills the storm. A finely detailed impression, with many shades of darkness pierced by lightening illuminating the waves. Caption in Latin and German.

Engraving and premium COA set in a large museum-quality portfolio; black linen covers, silk moire linings, archival sleeves as recommended by the Library of Congress.

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Probably first/only.






Old Testament