Jonah Thrown Into the Whale – 1582

Jonah and the Whale

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Jonah Thrown Into the Whale. First State. 1582. Plate 1 from the two plate series “Jonah and the Whale”, inspired from the Book of Jonah. Hollstein 128, pl.1. Conceptual artist and painter, Theodor Bernard (Amst)erdam = Theodor [Dirk] Barendszoon (signature). Engraver and publisher, Jan / Johannes Sadeler I (signature). Existing plate 8.75″ x 7.25″. Mostly clean, sharp impression. Unmounted, cut just inside the plate, slightly shaved on right side, text removed, small cuts at old creases, unrepaired; moderately dark foxing in places (see pics). An early engraving of this iconic scene. For comparison, see the British Museum, Cat # 1868,0612.513.

Engraving and COA set in a museum-quality Bifold Portfolio, of linen cloth and silk moire, within archival sleeves; COA on premium “gold leaf” paper with gold seal and signature.

Additional information

State

First State. 1582. Hollstein 128, pl.1

Condition

Mostly clear and sharp impression. Unmounted, cut just inside the plate, slightly shaved on right side, text removed; small cuts at old creases, unrepaired; moderately dark foxing in places.

Testament

Old Testament