Scenes of the Prophet Ahijah

The Prediction of Ahijah

(Dutch, 1565–1607)
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(Dutch, 1565–1607)
(Dutch, 1564–1651)
Support: Cream(1) laid paper
Sheet: 25.5 x 19.5 cm (10 1/16 x 7 11/16 in.)
Catalogue raisonné: Hollstein XXIII.16.13
Location: not on view
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As punishment for the king's sins, the prophet predicts disaster saying, "those of your people who die in the city shall be eaten by dogs, and those who die in the field shall be eaten by birds." Ahijah is seated, pointing to two dying people including the young man with the crown, presumably Jeroboam's son.
The Prediction of Ahijah

The Prediction of Ahijah


Jan Saenredam, Jan Saenredam, Abraham Bloemaert

(Dutch, 1565–1607), (Dutch, 1565–1607), (Dutch, 1564–1651)
Netherlands, early 17th Century

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