B Proper 7, Art for June 24, 2012

LEYDEN, Lucas van
(b. 1494, Leiden, d. 1533, Leiden)

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David Playing the Harp before Saul
c. 1508
Engraving, 254 x 184 mm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
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Note: This image depicts today’s ALTERNATE Hebrew Bible reading
(1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 10-16).
The normal reading is David & Goliath (1 Samuel 17: [1a, 4-11, 19-23], 32-49).

Related art commentary by Hovak Najarian.

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