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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.27
People
Jan Harmensz. Muller, Dutch (Amsterdam 1571 - 1628 Amsterdam)
After Maarten van Heemskerck, Netherlandish (1498 - 1574)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Hamor and Shechem Asking Jacob for Dinah's Hand in Marriage
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Dinah and Sechem
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1569
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342335
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 x 24.5 cm (7 7/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 33
  • inscription: in plate, lower mrgin: Hemor et Sichem querunt in matrimonium filiam Jacob, et Viuere in pace cum eo. Gene. 34. .2.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Hemor e Sechem son filz apres le violemt de Dina recercheint paix et accord auec Jacob et siens., / et la demandent en marriage., Gen. 34. 8.
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
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
New New Hollstein (de Jode) 41; Hollstein 32.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
2011.613.27
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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