- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
After Maerten de Vos, Netherlandish (Antwerp, Belgium 1532 - 1603 Antwerp, Belgium)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
- Esau Selling His Birthright to Jacob
- Other Titles
Alternate Title: Esau Selling his Birthright to Jacob for a Pottage of Lentils
Series/Book Title: The Story of Jacob and Esau
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacracrum, 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: 21.3 x 27 cm (8 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: upper right margin,graphite: 28
- inscription: in plate, lower margin: Suscipit en Esau rubicundam a fratre polentam, Cui primogeniti tradit habére decus. Genesis. 25.
- inscription: in plate, lower left and lower right edge of design area: .1. / Gerardus de Iode excudebat.
- inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Esau filz d'jsaac, retournant de la chasse vend a son frer Jacob son droit de primogeniture pour vn potage de lentille. Gen 25. 33.
- [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), 36; Hollstein 68.I
- 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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