Andries van Buysen (fl. 1698-1747) and Gerard Hoet (1648-1733)

[Antique print, etching and engraving] Joseph’s cup is found in Bejamin’s sack/Jozefs beker wordt gevonden in Bejamin’s zak, published ca. 1720-1728.

At the request of Joseph, his men search the luggage of his brothers. They find a golden cup in the bag of his youngest brother Benjamin. Benjamin is taken as a prisoner and brought back to Joseph.

Illustration for the Old Testament, Gen. 44: 12-34. Below, the title in Hebrew, English, German, Latin, French and Dutch.

Signed at bottom: ‘G. Hoet del. / A: van Buissen fecit’.

The plate was integrated in: ‘Figures de la Bible, Amsterdam’, by B. Picart, published in Amsterdam in 1720. Also used in: ‘Taferelen der voornaamste geschiedenissen van het Oude en Nieuwe Testament, en andere boeken, bij de Heilige Schrift gevoegt’ published in The Hague by Pieter de Hondt in 1728.

Etching and engraving on paper, mounted on a cardboard frame; sheet total: 372 x 230 mm; tired impression; foxing and smudges on verso. Some foxing on the front cardboard.

Incl. BTW  145,20

Excl. BTW  120,00

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