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    Sale 5415

    The Sunday Sale - The Property of the late Dr Henry Ginsburg

    9 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    GERARD DE JODE (DUTCH, 1509-1591)

    Price Realised  

    GERARD DE JODE (DUTCH, 1509-1591)
    The Parable of the Tares
    engravings on laid paper with a Dog watermark, very good impressions
    a set of four (4)


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    The Parable of the Tares appears in Matthew's Gospel and tells the story of the coming of the Son of Man when angels will separate the evil ones ('tares' or weeds) from the worthy (the wheat) and the evil are destroyed. This series of four engravings was published by Gerard de Jode in 1568.

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    Provenance

    Sotheby's London, 27 September 2005, lot 91.