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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.11
People
Unidentified Artist
After Hans Bol, Netherlandish (Mechelen, Belgium 1534 - 1593 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
The Pairs of Animals Entering the Ark
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Noah and the Flood
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342319
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink with added transparent and opaque watercolor and metallic gold on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 27 x 36.4 cm (10 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)
plate: 23.7 x 32.2 cm (9 5/16 x 12 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: GIVSSV DEI, ARCAM FABRICAT NŌE, INGREDITVR CVM SVIS, OCTO ANIMÆ, ET ANIMALIA, VTRIVSQVE SEXVS. GEN. VI.
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 13
  • inscription: in plate, lower left corner of design area: G de Iode Excude
  • inscription: in plate, lower right corner of design area: HB[linked]OL / Inuen:
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Noé apres auoir fabriqué l'arche par le commandemt et selon l'ordonnant de Dieu y entre auec sa femme et ses / enfans Sem. (Sam, et Japheis et leurs femmes. Ces y fait entrer vn paire de tous animaux de chaque espece. Gen. 6. i3.
Provenance
[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) 15; Hollstein 213
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in memory of Robert Bradford Wheaton
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
2011.613.11
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2500 Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/04/2015 - 03/02/2016

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