Life of Joseph, 8 designs for stained glass by Jan Swart

Part of a group of drawings selected from the collection of the late Francis William Smith.

Details

Medium:
Pen, ink and wash
Acquired in:
1922
Bequeathed by:
F W Smith through The Art Fund

The work illustrated is 'The cup found in Benjamin's sack', depicting Joseph's steward kneeling behind Benjamin's open sack and holding up a cup, with the amazed brothers either side. The designs were previously attributed to JS van Groningen.

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