The story of David and Bethsheba dated 1715
Antique needlework picture dated 1715 with the initials MB depicting the story of David and Bathsheba in which King David connives to have an adulterous relationship with Bethsheba and sends her husband Uriah off to battle, arranging his death . Only after the prophet Nathan related the story of the poor man having his only ewe lamb taken by a rich man did King David repent his sins.
Silk on silk; 14 3/4" x 20 2/1" framed.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER