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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.22
People
Hans Collaert the Elder, Netherlandish (1525/30 - 1580)
After Jan Snellinck, Flemish (c. 1544 - 1638)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Lot and His Family Leaving Sodom
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Lot and His Family Escaping from Sodom
Series/Book Title: The Story of Lot
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342330
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: 20.1 x 25.2 cm (7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 26
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: CVM VLTINE MISERICORDIA IVNCTA / IGNE ET SULPHVRE PLVIT SODOMAM ET GOMORHAM LIBERATVR AB EXCIDIO / LOT CVM FAMILIA EIVS VXOR IN SALIS STATVM VERTITVR
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Au leuer du soleil Lot paruint en Segor. A donc le seigneur fit pleuuoir du ciel sur Sodome E Gomorre souffre / e feu par le Seigneur. Et destruisit, de fond encomble jcelles citéz & toutte la plaine & tous les Habitans des / villes e germe de la terre. Mais la femme de Loth regarda derriere soy dont elle deuent statuë de sel. Gen. 19. 23.
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
State
iii/v
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 34; Hollstein 1-4
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
2011.613.22
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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