[Jacob Draws Water For Rachel's Animals.]Connubis auspex prælucet Flamma profanis, / Castior, hic unda consiliatur himen. Genes. xxix.
Cum priuilegio. [n.d. c.1640].
Engraving. Size: 425 x 375mm. (16¾ x 14¾".) large margins on 3 sides & top margin messy. Splits entering printed area at centre fold.
A scene from the Old Testament in which Jacob draws water from the well to water Rachel's flock. Although Jacopo Tintoretto is inscribed as the artist, the painting is by Paulo Veronese.
[Ref: 39721] £160.00