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Rizpah protecting the bodies of her sons.

Image ID: 1622909

Rizpah protecting the bodies of her sons. (1873)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Rizpah protecting the bodies of her sons.


: Goupil & Cie. -- Printer Of plates
Becker, Georges -- Artist

Published Date

: 1883

Created Date

: 1873


: Photogravures

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 28 x 20 cm.


: Written on border: "Two sons of Rizpah and five other descendants of Saul are hanged to remove a curse on the land. They are guarded until rain falls, indicating the curse is averted."

Original Source

: From The masterpieces of French art : a biographical history of art in France from the earliest period to and including the salon of 1882. (Philadelphia : Gebbie, c1883) Viardot, Louis (1800-1883), Author. Armstrong, William A. , Editor.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Bible -- A-Z

Source Description

: 5 folders (99 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1622909

Record ID

: 1761533

Digital Item Published

: 5-9-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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