Ishmaelites Purchase Joseph

Book Title: Historiae celebriores Veteris Testamenti Iconibus representatae / et ad excitandas bonas meditationes selectis Epigrammatibus exornatae in lucem datae à Christophoro Weigelio Noribergae

Author: Luiken, Caspar, 1672-1708.

Image Title: Ishmaelites Purchase Joseph

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Description: After lifting Joseph out of the cistern, Joseph’s brothers negotiate with the Ishmaelites to sell him for twenty shekels of silver. The names of the artist, Caspar Luyken (1672-1708), and the printer, Christoph Weigel (1654-1725), are located below the woodcut in the bottom left and right corners respectivel.

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