[Abraham casting out Hagar and Ishmael]
Etching, platemark 130 x 100mm (5¼ x 4"). Fine impression; good margins; slight foxing around margins.
Abraham casting out Hagar and Ishmael, with Sarah and Isaac watching on the left. This Biblical scene was a popular way of depicting expulsion and outcasts, as in Rembrandt's 1637 etching here copied by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66), 'the English Rembrandt'. Lifetime impression before Worlidge's widow issued new impressions in 1767 with additional number in top right.
State i/ii; W29; D95
[Ref: 32770] £220.00