Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.213
People
Gerard van Groeningen, Flemish (active late 16th century)
Published by Philips Galle, Netherlandish (Haarlem 1537 - 1612 Antwerp)
Title
The Ages of Man
Classification
Prints
Work Type
album
Date
c. 1572
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/339687
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cardboard covered album with marbled spine, containing 10 sheets of cream antique laid paper with etchings and engravings
Technique
Etching and engraving
Dimensions
closed: 26.1 x 37.7 cm (10 1/4 x 14 13/16 in.)
open: 26.1 x 75.5 cm (10 1/4 x 29 3/4 in.)
sheet: 26 x 37.5 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in graphite on inside of front cover, upper left: Gerhard GRONINGEN. / Ecole flamand XVIe à Malines. / Histoire d'un homme de 10 à 100 ans / Burin et eauforte / Suite complète de 10 planches / Philippe Galle editat quelques suites 4 saisons, 12 mois, devoilat le meurs de cette epoque. —
  • inscription: plates iii - x, on the versos, in graphite, lower right corner: marked with initials [indecipherable]
Provenance
[Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, 1999], from whom acquired by; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheaton, August 1999, gift; of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton to Harvard Art Museums, 2012.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein, v. 4, part 1 nos. 14-23
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton
Accession Year
2012
Object Number
2012.213
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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