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Dutch -1728 (Old Testament)

From one of the finest editions of one of the finest books of bible prints. The artist is Hoet. Prints are on heavy paper and have rich, dark impressions with wide margins. Titles are in Hebrew, English, German, Latin, French, and Dutch. NONE OF THE SCANS, not even the details, capture the color tone or subtlety of originals.
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II. Reg: II, ii. Elijah is taken up into heaven. Picart del., Surugue Sculp.
Subject: dramatic and powerful image by the incomparable Elijah; "11 And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, which parted them both assunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven."
Page size: 22.75" x 17"; Image size:16.5" x 13.5"; Condition: exquisite even with a rather heavy center-fold and a line in the sky of unknown origin (see details)
#DHO20 SOLD

Josua III.14-17 . The Israelites passe the river Jordan. G. Hoet del., C. Huibertz fecit.
Subject: "... 17 And the priests that bore the ark of the covenant of the LORD stood firm on dry ground in the midst of the Jordan, while all Israel passed over on dry ground, until all the nation were passed clean over the Jordan."
Page size: 22.75" x 17"; Image size:16.5" x 13.5"; Condition: Overall a good, lightish image even with a rather heavy center-fold with some browning.
Cost:  $100  #DHO21  Keywords: Joshua3


4 App. Dan. 14. Baals Priests in the Temple. Aantte van Leiden pinx., Mulder Sculp.
Page size: 22.75" x 17"; Image size:16.75" x 13.75"; Condition: image exquisite; a few little stains and a small, almost unnoticeable tear in margin. Overall fine.
Cost:  $100  #DHO10  Keywords: Daniel14 apocrapha

Judic XVI.23-50. Samson at his death kills his enemies. G. Hoet del.; J.[?] van Buison fecit.
Subject: Samson destroys the Temple of Dagon of the Philistines. The composition and action and expressiveness and subtle contrasts are magnificant
Page size: 16.75" x 11"; Image size:13.5" x 8.5"; Condition: exquisite, near mint even with short right margin (that would be hidden by framing)
#DH16  SOLD

I Sam. XVII:49. David killeth Goliath. G. Hoet delin.; Sluiter Sculp.
Subject: "49 And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slung it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead; and the stone sank into his forehead, and he fell upon his face to the earth."
Page size: 16.75" x 11"; Image size:13.5" x 8.5"; Condition: very good though somewhat lightish impression with virtually no problems, framing would hide short right margin
#DH17  SOLD

Dan.VI.17. Daniel in the Lions den. B. Picart del., M. Pool Sculp.
Subject: powerful image by the incomparable Picart. "16 (6-17) Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king spoke and said unto Daniel: 'Thy God whom thou servest continually, He will deliver thee.'"
Page size: 16.75" x 11"; Image size:13.5" x 8.5"; Condition: exquisite even though margin cropped on right (not affecting image and that would be hidden by framing)
Cost:  $75   #DH18  Keywords: Daniel6

Esth. VIII. 2. Ahasuerus gives his ring to Mordecai. Picart delin., Pool Sculps.
Subject: powerful image by the incomparable Picart. "2 And the king took off his ring, which he had taken from Haman, and gave it unto Mordecai. And Esther set Mordecai over the house of Haman."
Page size: 16.75" x 11"; Image size:13.5" x 8.5"; Condition: exquisite even with what appear to be candle wax spots one of which touches plate line
Cost:  $75   #DH19  Keywords: Esther8

Gen. XXV:9. Isaac & Ishmael bury their father Abraham in the cave. G. Hoet del., G. Vander Gouwen Sculp.
Subject: A beautiful rendition of the burial of Abraham in an elaborate coffin with the feet of a lion. "9 And Isaac and Ishmael his sons buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, which is before Mamre; 10 the field which Abraham purchased of the children of Heth; there was Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife."
Page size: 17" x 10.75"; Image size:13.75" x 8.25"; Condition: exquisite condition with rich, beautiful tones
Cost:  $75   #DH13  Keywords: Genesis25

I Sam. XI, 4. The mourning of the Israelites at Gibeah. Picart inven., Fonbonne Sculps.
Subject: by the incomparable Picart. "4 Then came the messengers to Gibeath-shaul, and spoke these words in the ears of the people; and all the people lifted up their voice, and wept."
Page size: 16.75" x 11"; Image size:13.5" x 8.5"; Condition: exquisite
#DH14  SOLD

Gen. IV.9. Cain rises up against his brother Abel & kills him. G. Hoet del., J. Baptist fecit.
Subject: An artistically beautiful and powerful rendition of the killing of Abel with a stone. A dog and some cows look on.
Page size: 16.5" x 11"; Image size:13.75" x 8.25"; Condition: exquisite, rich, subtle
Cost:  $75   #DH15  Keywords: Genesis4

Deutern. XXXIV:8. The Israelites mourn for Moses. G. Hoet del., G. vander Gouwen Sculp.
Subject: Mourning in court of tabernacle. Tiny angels are taking Moses into tomb on background mountain.
Page size: 16.5" x 11"; Image size:13.75" x 8.25"; Condition: exquisite
Cost:  $75   #DH12  Keywords: Exodus3

Exod. 3:2-10. The Lord appeareth to Moses in a burning bush. G. Hoet del., A. van Buison Sculp.
Subject: Moses taking off sandle in front of burning bush with angel of the lord in flame.
Page size: 16.5" x 11"; Image size:13.75" x 8.25"; Condition: exquisite
#DHO2  SOLD
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Exod. 32:6-19. The Israelites worship the Golden Calf. G. Hoet del., J. v. Vianen fec..
Subject: the tale of the Golden Calf
Page size: 17" x 10.75"; Image size:13.75" x 8.5"; Condition: exquisite
#DH11  SOLD
Genesis 12:4-5. Abram & Lot depart out of Haran. G. Hoet del., J. de Later Fecit.
Subject: Abram leading Sara who is on a donkey and who is carrying a lamb. Shephards herding flocks.
Page size: 18" x 11+"; Image size:13.75" x 8.25"; Condition: exquisite
Cost:  SOLD   #DHO1   Keywords: Genesis12
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Exod. 5:10-19 The Israelites cruel bondage in Egypt. G. Hoet del., B. Bernards Sculp.
Page size: 16.25" x 11"; Image size: 13.5" x 8.25"; Condition: superb.
Cost:  $75   #DHO9  Keywords: Exodus5

Gen. 32:24 Jacob wrestleth with an Angel. G. Hoet del., Gouwe Sculp.
Page size: 16.25" x 10.75"; Image size: 13.75" x 8.25"; Condition: superb w/ the slightest crease at top right.
Cost:  $75   #DHO8  Keywords: Genesis32 Israel

Gen. 26:31 Isaac and Abimelech swear an oath of friendship to each other. G. Hoet del., J. van Vianen fecit. Page size: 17" x 11.75"; Image size: 13.75" x 8.25"; Condition: mint
Cost:  $75   #DHO3  Keywords: Genesis26

Lev. 10:1-3 Nadab and Abihu consumed by fire from the Lord. G. Hoet del., J. de Later Sculp.
Subject: Moses and Aaron confer next to the altar in front of the tabernacle as Aaaron's two sons are struck.
Page size: 16.75" x 10.5"; Image size: ~14" x 8.5"; Condition: mint
#DHO5  SOLD                click to see detail

Num. 10:1-3 The Spies shewing the fertility of Canaan. G. Hoet del., G. vander Gouwen Sculp.
Subject: Moses and Aaron watch the spies showing grapes and other fruit they have found.
Page size: 18" x 12.25"; Image size: 13.5" x 8.5"; Condition: mint
Cost:  $75   #DHO4  Keywords: Numbers10

Gen. 19:10-11 The Sodomites are smitten with blindness. G. Hoet del., G. Vander Gouwen fecit.
Page size: 16.5" x 11"; Image size: 13.75" x 8.75"; Condition: mint
#DHO7  SOLD

Gen. 5:24 God Took Enoch. G. Hoet del., J. Mulder fecit.
Page size: 16" x 10.5"; Image size: 13.25" x 8.25"; Condition: fine with a few meaningless smudges in margins.
#DHO6 SOLD