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Maker(s):Massys, Cornelis
Culture:Netherlandish (ca. 1510-ca. 1557)
Title:Abraham and Melchisedech, from the series History of Abraham
Date Made:1545
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Mat: 17 15/16 in x 14 1/16 in; 45.6 cm x 35.7 cm; Sheet/Image: 3 7/8 in x 5 3/16 in; 9.8 cm x 13.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  MONOGRAM: recto, upp. l. (printed, etched on plate): CM / 1545; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (printed, etched in plate): GGN; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (printed, etched in plate): GENE • 14 •; STAMP: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): partial circular (ill.); INSCRIPTION: verso, upp. l. (graphite): Cornelis Massys / Houst 2 II(2) mit kras; INSCRIPTION: verso, ctr. (graphite): O; INSCRIPTION: verso, ctr. r. (brown pencil): notée(?) (underlined); INSCRIPTION: verso, lwr. ctr.(graphite): Pass tf (?) Wnoze 25 (?) / 5325; STAMP: verso, lwr. r. (indigo ink): K. GROOL.
Accession Number:  MH 2012.31.6
Credit Line:Purchase with the John Martyn Warbeke Art Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

soldiers; Christianity; swords; battles

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