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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.31
People
Johann Sadeler I, Netherlandish (1550 - 1600-8)
After Chrispijn van den Broeck, Netherlandish (Mechelen 1524 - 1590/91 Antwerp)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Zabulon and Issachar
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Zabulon with an Anchor; Issachar with a Sturdy Ass
Series/Book Title: The Twelve Patriarchs
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1575
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342339
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: 22 x 30.5 cm (8 11/16 x 12 in.)
left (Zabulon): 22 x 14 cm (8 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
right (Issachar): 22 x 13.9 cm (8 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 38
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, to left and right of each figure: Accola littoreas Zabulon factus ad undas: / Otia dum uito studysq naualibus insum, // Et nauiū uita estr in Staione mea / Omnia consurgunt prosperioza mihi // Isachar onusto cursim simulatus asello, / Finibus exiguis cōtentus ferre labores, // Inq manu signet quid ligo scire capis / Me iuuat et collo non recusare iugum.
  • inscription: in the lower margin in brown ink in French: with Bible chapter and verse
  • inscription: in sheet margin, brown ink, left and right below each figure: Zabulon. / Issachar.
  • inscription: in plate, at lower edge of design area below each figure, toward right: .5. / .6.
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/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 46; Hollstein 3-14, 68
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
2011.613.31
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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