'Samuel Anointing David', plaquette

'Samuel Anointing David', plaquette

'Samuel Anointing David'
Plaquette
Germany (Nuremberg)
About 1580
Lead
Museum no. A.36-1927
Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh FSA

Samuel, prophet and spiritual leader of the Israelites, chose the shepherd boy David to become king of his people. He anointed David in the presence of Jesse, David's father, whose other sons had offered themselves as king but were rejected.