A horizontal oval depicting Jacob and the ladder


  • Title

    A horizontal oval depicting Jacob and the ladder

  • Artist/maker

    follower of Etienne Delaune (1518 - 1583)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1533 - 1583
  • Material and technique

    pen and black ink with grey wash on vellum

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 4.2 x 5 cm (oval) (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Jon Whiteley, French Ornament Drawings of the Sixteenth Century. Catalogue of the collection of drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, volume VI. (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996), 567

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