Iter Jacobi in Egyptum. Gen: Cap: 46.Juxta Exemplar in AEdibus Praenobilis Jacobi Comitis Derby apud Knowsley agro Lanc.
Etching, mint, with large margins. Plate 322 x 450mm. 12¾ x17¾".
Jacob's journey into Egypt: at centre a servant presenting a treasure chest to a turbaned man mounted on a horse; game birds, pots, vessels and other utensils scattered all over the foreground; on the left, sheep and a donkey loaded with barrels and pots; on the right, two men leading a horse to the left. From a series of twenty plates engraved by Hamlet Winstanley (1698 - 1756) after old master paintings at Knowsley Hall, in the collection of the 19th Earl of Derby.
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