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The Israelites gathering manna. 1660s or 1673.

The Israelites gathering manna. 1660s or 1673.

From the edition of David Teniers the Younger "Theatrum Pictorium".
From the original of Lodewijk Toeput after the drawing by Nikolaas van Hoy. Earlier the canvas was attributed to Tintoretto.
Etching. 210 x 312.
There are handwritten inscriptions below the image, at the bottom on the left: Tintoret; on the right: v. Hoÿ d.; Ossenbeck s.; in the center: 5 1/2 Alta 10 Lata. 107.
The author and the title of the engraving are determined by means of comparison with similar engravings of J. van Ossenbeeck, that are kept in the British Museum (London) and in the Slovak National Gallery (Bratislava).
The original is in the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna, Austria).
Inv. G 547.
Sheet № 107 out of 246 prints from David Teniers the Younger “Theatrum Pictorium”. The first edition was published in the 1660s, the second – in 1673.
Toeput, Lodewijk nicknamed Pozzoserrato (ca. 1550–1603/1605) – flemish painter and graphic artist of the second half of the XVI century; worked in Italy.
Hoy, Nikolaas van (1631, Antwerp – 1679, Vienna) – flemish painter, engraver. He studied in Antwerp. In 1646 he was in Rome with Jan van Ossenbeeck. From 1647 to 1655 he worked in Brussels. In 1657 he went to Vienna. Around 1667 he became a court painter of Leopold I, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, and Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria. He remained in this position until his death.

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