Lot 59

AUDENARDE (Flanders), ca. 1550-1560
The coronation of David in Hebron
Wool and silk
340 x 325 cm
(Remarkable condition and freshness of colours)

After Saul's death, David went to Hebron with his two wives and was joined by the men of Judah as king of the house of Judah, and later recognized as king of Israel by all the tribes.
This anointing of honour is considered to be the symbol of the anointing
Source: the book by Ingrid Meuter (1999) pages 148 to 159


Location of the item
France - 78000 - versailles