Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.213.8
People
Gerard van Groeningen, Flemish (active late 16th century)
Published by Philips Galle, Netherlandish (Haarlem 1537 - 1612 Antwerp)
Title
The Age of Eighty
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Ages of Man
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1572
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342303
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching and engraving on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Etching and engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 26 x 37.5 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)
plate: 20.4 x 24.8 cm (8 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
image: 19.6 x 24.3 cm (7 11/16 x 9 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): in cartouche, top center: VIII, LXXX
  • inscription: in cartouche, lower left: STAT DVBIVS TREMVLVSQVE SENEX, SEMPERQ MALORV / CREDVLVS, ET STVTVS QVÆ FACIT IPSE TIMET
  • inscription: in cartouche, lower right: A quatre uingt ans, bien aduife / La age caducque nos membris brife.
  • inscription: verso, in graphite, lower right corner: 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 4, no. 21
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton
Accession Year
2012
Object Number
2012.213.8
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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