Iter Jacobi in Egyptum. Gen: Cap: 46.Juxta Exemplar in AEdibus Praenobilis Jacobi Comitis Derby apud Knowsley.
Etching, mint with large margins. Plate 341 x 406mm. 13½ x 16".
Jacob standing in front of a pair of oxen on the right, holding a staff and looking up to left, following God's command to take his family and go into Egypt; with two boys feeding goats, sheep and leading a donkey, beside him and a figure riding a donkey into the distance in the background. 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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