Le Retour de Jacob (The Return of Jacob)

Sebastien Bourdon, French, 1616 - 1671


about 1632-1642

Engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 11 × 8 in. (27.9 × 20.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper right: Seb. Bourdon invenit et fecit / P. Mariette ex. cum privil. Regis; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Redit Iacob in patriam inscio socero Laban, / cum liberis, vxoribus, feruus, ac gregibus.; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Iacob durant l'absence de son beau pere Laban, retourne en son / pais auec ses enfans ses femmes,ses seruiteurs, et ses troupeaux.


Dr. David James, Miami, Florida; sold to present collection, 1964.

Catalogue Raisonne

R-D I.133.I iv(?); BN II.67.1 (lettered state not described

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