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Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, plate 7 from the Story of Jacob, after Maarten van Heemskerck

1549
16th century
36.9 cm x 28.2 cm (14 1/2 in. x 11 1/8 in.)

Dirck Volckertsz Coornhert (Amsterdam, 1522 - 1590, Gouda (The Netherlands)) Primary

Object Type: print
Artist Nationality: Europe, Dutch
Medium and Support: Etching
Credit Line: Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Leo Steinberg Collection, 2002
Accession Number: 2002.1171

Most of Coornhert's works translate drawings by Heemskerck into an exaggerated but perfectly regular Romanist style that became an idiom of mid-century engraving. Many, in series of six to ten plates, illustrate Old Testament narratives. Jacob Wrestling with the Angel is noteworthy as a vivid impression of an alternative plate for one such series that is therefore very rare. The Steinberg Collection includes seven complete series by Coornhert and his circle, as well as several large independent plates.

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