The Alliance between David and Jonathan

Public Domain

Artist(s) / maker(s)

Maerten de Vos (after)
Hans Sadeler (publisher)
Aegidius II Sadeler (engravers (printmakers))


ca. 1580 - 1596


16th century
In the foreground, David kneels before Jonathan because Jonathan has fulfilled his promise. In the background, Jonathan shoots arrows towards the cave where David is hiding. A young servant picks up the arrows. By this action, David knows that Saul wants him dead.

More about this work

Artist(s) / maker(s) Maerten de Vos VIAF RKD Wikidata, Hans Sadeler , Aegidius II Sadeler
Type burin engraving
Category prints (visual works) AAT
Material paper
Dimensions 202 x 261
Location Work currently not on display
Object number 2014-LT-1
Vlaamse Kunstcollectie - EN

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