Bathsheba at her Bath, Roman school from the 17th century


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Roman school from the 17th century
Bathsheba at her Bath 
Pen and brown ink on paper.
195 x 297 mm – 7 11/16 x 11 11/16 in.
The subject of this drawing probably refers to an episode from the Old Testament (Book of Samuel, XI, 4): Bathsheba taking her bath accompanied by her servants, spied on by King David and his messenger who is to give her a letter announcing the death of her husband Uriah.

Condition report – Good condition; the sheet is laid down on Japanese paper.