Luca Giordano. [Susanna and the Elders]
From Recueil d'éstampes d'après les plus célèbres tableaux de la Galérie Royale de Dresde, volume II. Paris: c. 1757. 17 1/4 x 14 5/8. Charles François Hutin intermediary draftsman; engraving and etching by Jacques François Beauvarlet. Clean with wide margins; Very good condition. Ferrari & Scavizzi. Luca Giordano, l'Opera Completa, 1992, No. A281.
A beautiful rendering of the grand painting by Giordano from the Royal Gallery in Dresden, depicting the Old Testament story from the Book of Daniel, Susanna and the Elders. Susanna was spied upon while bathing, and then accused of adultery with a young man when she refused to have sex with them.