The iron worker and King Solomon / the original painted by Prof. C. Schussele

The iron worker and King Solomon / the original painted by Prof. C. Schussele ; engraved by John Sartain, Phila.


Summary

Print showing a blacksmith sitting on a stool next to the throne of Solomon, thought to be a usurper, the crowd rushes forward to remove him. The man explains to Solomon that the temple could not have been built without tools made by blacksmiths (iron workers), whereupon Solomon grants him a seat of honor. Includes quote from Isaiah, 54.16 and explanatory text from a "Jewish legend."



Contributor Names

Sartain, John, 1808-1897, engraverSchussele, Christian, 1826?-1879, artistHarrison, Joseph, Jr., 1810-1874.


Created / Published

[between 1864 and 1874]


Subject Headings-  Solomon,--King of Israel-  Blacksmiths-  Temples--Jerusalem


Headings

Mezzotints--1860-1890.


Notes


E4246 U.S. Copyright Office.-  Title from item.-  Caption continues: After the original picture painted for and in the collection of Joseph Harrison Junr. Rittnhouse Square, Philadelphia.-  Inscribed in plate: C. Schussele, Philada. 1864.


Medium

1 print : mezzotint ; 74.7 x 101.5 cm (sheet)


Call Number/Physical Location

PGA - Sartain (J.)--Iron worker and King Solomon (E size) [P&P]


RepositoryLibrary of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print


Digital Id

ppmsca 09330 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.09330cph 3a15250 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a15250


Library of Congress Control Number

2003663993


Reproduction Number

LC-DIG-ppmsca-09330 (digital file from original print) LC-USZ62-12911 (b&w film copy neg.)


Rights Advisory

No known restrictions on publication.


Language

English


Online Format

image


Description1 print : mezzotint ; 74.7 x 101.5 cm (sheet) | Print showing a blacksmith sitting on a stool next to the throne of Solomon, thought to be a usurper, the crowd rushes forward to remove him. The man explains to Solomon that the temple could not have been built without tools made by blacksmiths (iron workers), whereupon Solomon grants him a seat of honor. Includes quote from Isaiah, 54.16 and explanatory text from a "Jewish legend.


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