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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.19
People
Adriaen Collaert, Flemish (c. 1560 - 1618)
After Maerten de Vos, Netherlandish (Antwerp, Belgium 1532 - 1603 Antwerp, Belgium)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Rebecca Giving Eliezer Water to Drink at the Well
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Abraham
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1584
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342327
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink with added transparent and opaque washes 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: 20 x 26.1 cm (7 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 23
  • inscription: in plate, lower right corner of design area: 6
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Potum dat Rebecca seruo Abrahæ, eiusque camelis: vnde cognoscitis prerarasse Dominum hero suo coniugem. Genes. 24.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Rebecca donnat á boyrer au seruiteur d'Abraham & a ses chameaux quj connoist par lá le Dieu l'ordonnost pour femme / á Isaac son maistre. Ce seruiteur auoit estré enuoyé pour cet effet en Mesopotamje par Abraham pour cercher femme a son / fils, de son parentage dont estoit Rebecca .
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) 31; Hollstein 67.I
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
2011.613.19
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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