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Ahab Rending His Clothes upon Hearing Elijah's Curse
Plate 5 from the series The Story of Ahab, Jezebel and Naboth

Philips Galle, Flemish, 1537 - 1612. After a drawing of 1561 by Maarten van Heemskerck, Netherlandish (active Haarlem and Rome), 1498 - 1574. Published by Hieronymus Cock, Netherlandish, c. 1510 - 1570.

Made in Haarlem, Netherlands, Europe

c. 1561


Plate: 7 7/8 × 9 1/2 inches (20 × 24.2 cm) Sheet: 7 7/8 × 9 3/4 inches (20 × 24.7 cm)

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Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

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The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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