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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M24394
People
Jan Saenredam, Dutch (Zaandam 1565 - 1607 Assendelft)
After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Marriage for Worldly Love Officiated by Cupid
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Three Kinds of Marriage
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1595
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/179587
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 23.3 x 16.3 cm (9 3/16 x 6 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower left corner of design area: HG[monogram]oltzius Inuent. / IS[monogram]aenredam. Sculp. / 1.
  • inscription: in plate, in lower margin: Coniugium quod turpis amor, fedusq Cupido / Copulat, instabile est, et mox peritura voluptas. / C. Schoeus
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp: NJL [monogram; Norman Jack Leitman (Lugt 4545)]
  • inscription: verso, brown ink, extremely faded: [widely spaced symbols or letters on four lines arranged symmetrically, perhaps:] 4 / A . L / n. ? G ? / f
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: X
  • watermark: [symbol of Basel?]
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] M24394
Provenance
Norman J. Letiman, New York, London, and San Diego (Lugt 4545). Robert M. Light, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2000
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (Goltzius) 525, Bartsch 84; Hollstein 107; Filedt Kok 128
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Robert M. Light
Accession Year
2000
Object Number
M24394
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Walter Melion and James Clifton, Through a Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt, exh. cat., ed. Cynthia Blakeley, Michael C. Carlos Museum of Art (Atlanta, 2019), cat. no. 37, repr.

Exhibition History

Through a Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt, Michael C. Carlos Museum of Art, Atlanta, 08/31/2019 - 12/01/2019

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