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Maker(s):Wtewael, Joachim Anthonisz.
Culture:Dutch (1566-1638)
Title:Joseph and Potiphar's Wife
Date Made:ca. 1612
Type:Painting
Materials:Oil on panel
Place Made:Europe; Netherlands; Utrecht
Measurements:Frame: 21 in x 26 1/2 in x 2 7/16 in; 53.3 cm x 67.3 cm x 6.2 cm; Panel: 14 1/4 in x 20 in; 36.2 cm x 50.8 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1987.22
Credit Line:Purchase with John Martyn Warbeke Fund and Warbeke Art Museum Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
standing man at left flees from nude woman in bed who holds the edge of his cloak; small dog at center of composition holds edge of cloak with his mouth; elaborate setting includes carved bed with coat of arms and a female herm at one of the bedposts

Tags:
religion; servants; sex

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