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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M2571
People
Christoffel van Sichem II, Dutch (1577 - 1658)
Title
John the Baptist
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Biblia Sacra?
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1657?
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/261120
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
sheet: 13 x 8.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: CVS
  • inscription: printed from the block in black ink at the lower left corner: CVS [monogram] [representation of a woodcutter's knife]
  • inscription: verso, partial text and partial woodcut illustration printed in black ink: [Dutch text and upper right corner of a sacred scene in a cartouche]
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 2571
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Hollstein 49?
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Reverend Max Kellner
Accession Year
1924
Object Number
M2571
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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