14 Job and his friends 187


Title: Job and his friends
Author: Beham, Hans Sebald (1500-1550)
Description: Job sitting on the left, talking to his three friends who are also sitting on the ground. Standing behind them Job's wife turned towards her husband with her arms raised. Behind the group a low wall, partially overgrown by vine, in the background some trees and ruins on the right. In the sky behind Job's wife the half-length figure of God the Father. Signed HSB and dated above in the plate. Also lettered along the lower edge: 'NON ESTIS LOQUUTI CORAM ME RECTUM, SICUT SERVUS MEUS HIOB. HIOB 42.' (' You have not spoken of me right like my servant Job. Job 42')
Condition: Prenten, Theologie, Religie
Technique: Engraving on paper, trimmed within plate mark, mounted on passeparout; total: 71 x 106; state I/2; some restaurations and thin spots, though interesting; not described in Hollstein, Bartsch 122, Pauli 17
  • Number: 1871293 (60750)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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