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The Parting of David and Jonathan

Photo credit: The Henry Barber Trust, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

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The subject, which was formerly known as 'The reconciliation of David and Absalom', is from I Samuel, xx: 41–42. It is treated in other drawings by the artist which can be seen in the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, and the Louvre, Paris. The present drawing has also been attributed to Ferdinand Bol (1616–1680).

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Birmingham


Date

c.1632–1633

Medium

pen & wash on paper

Measurements

H 20.6 x W 26.8 cm

Accession number

45.13

Acquisition method

purchased, 1945

Work type

Drawing & watercolour


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The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TS England

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