Le sacrificateur de Madian avait sept filles [...].[Moses defending the daughters of Jethro.]
A Paris Chez Audran, rue St. Jaques, aux 2 pilliers d'or. Avec Privil du Roy. [n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving. Sheet size: 550 x 620mm (21¾ x 24¼"). Cut to image. Laid on 18th century backing sheet. Central vertical crease.
Moses defending the daughters of Jethro, who are gathered at right and are expressing various emotions as, on the left, Moses forces a man to the ground whilst brandishing his staff. Behind, camels and cows are seen drinking from a trough. After a painting executed in 1686 by Nicholas Poussin (1594 - 1665). A dedication below to Hilare Rouillé du Coudray.
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