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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.3
People
Lucas van Leyden, Netherlandish (Leiden 1494 - 1533 Leiden)
Title
The Nine Heroes
Other Titles
Alternate Title: The Nine Worthies
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1520, printed late 16th or 17th century
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/317895
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Frieze of three woodcuts printed on three sheets
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
first sheet: 31.1 x 50.2 cm (12 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.)
second sheet: 33.6 x 51.2 cm (13 1/4 x 20 3/16 in.)
third sheet: 33.9 x 50.6 cm (13 3/8 x 19 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Sold [through Christie's, London, July 1, 1976, lot 265, as by Oostanen]; to private collection, London, sold [through C. G. Boerner, Ltd.], to Harvard University Art Museums, 2007
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 190; The Illustrated Bartsch. wc 15 a-c; Ottley 17
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Acquisition Fund for Prints
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.3
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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