David & Bathsheba.
Mezzotint. Fine impression. 17th century watermarked paper. Platemark: 185 x 225mm (7¼ x 8¾"). Trimmed to platemark at lower edge. Pin hole in top centre of sheet.
A depiction of the biblical story told in the second book of Samuel. Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah the Hittite, she was observed bathing and seduced by David, who subsequently killed her husband and married her. She bore David a son, Solomon.
[Ref: 37612] £260.00