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Moses brought to Pharaoh's daughter

Moses brought to Pharaoh's daughter

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Title:
Moses brought to Pharaoh's daughter
Description:
The child Moses given up by his mother (who has been acting as wet nurse) to the daughter of Pharaoh. To right, the mother/nurse is being paid by a steward. To left, two female attendants, one black and one white, the former evidently revealing the child's identity to her colleague.
Engraver:
Sullivan, Luke, 1705-1771
Artist:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Publisher:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Name on Item:
Engrav'd by Will'm Hogarth & Luke Sullivan
Date:
February 5, 1752
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Engravings
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
William Hogarth (1697-1764). Prints
Subjects:
Nobility
Biblical events
Moses (Biblical leader)
Extent:
1 print : etching and engraving ; plate mark 43 x 53 cm
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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Publisher:
[William Hogarth]
Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes (citation):
Paulson, Ronald. "Hogarth's Graphic Works." The Print Room, 1989, London.
Notes:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Paulson: 193
Notes (object):
Fourth state. Wharton's lines are omitted and the caption reads "And the child grew & she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, & he became her son. And she named him Moses."
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_06_000151
Barcode:
36666003800568