- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Johann Sadeler I, Netherlandish (1550 - 1600-8)
After Chrispijn van den Broeck, Netherlandish (Mechelen 1524 - 1590/91 Antwerp)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
- The Life of the First Parents
- Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of the Creation of the World and the Fall of Man
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
- Work Type
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Engraving printed in black ink with added transparent and opaque watercolor and metallic gold on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
- sheet: 27 x 36.4 cm (10 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)
plate: 19.8 x 26.7 cm (7 13/16 x 10 1/2 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 9
- inscription: in plate, lower margin: Lapsus homo tolerat miseram cum coniuge vitam, Cunctaq tabescunt membra dolore graui . Genes . 3 .
- inscription: lower margin, brown ink: Naissance de Cain laboureur et de Abel Pasteur de Brebis. Gen. 4.
- inscription: in plate, lower edge of design area, at left, toward right, and at right: . Crispin . iv . / 8 / Jhs[monogram]aedeler. f.
- [Paul Prouté, Paris, France, sold]; to Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, Concord, MA, later Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2011.
- State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
- Standard Reference Number
- New Hollstein (de Jode) 10; Hollstein 73
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in memory of Robert Bradford Wheaton
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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