Jan 23, 2007

Elijah in the Wilderness Fed by Ravens

Scenes of the Prophet Elijah

Elijah in the Wilderness Fed by Ravens


Jan Saenredam

(Dutch, 1565-1607)

published by

Jan Saenredam

(Dutch, 1565-1607)

after Abraham Bloemaert

(Dutch, 1564-1651)


Support: Cream(1) laid paper

Sheet: 25.5 x 19.5 cm (10 1/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Louise S. Richards 1991.263

Catalogue raisonné: Hollstein XXIII.16.14

State: I/II



According to the Old Testament, Elijah, a ninth-century BC Hebrew prophet, survived his time in the wilderness with the help of a raven sent by God, who fed him bread and venison.

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PR - Engraving
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