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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.33
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
Aser and Nehphtali
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Aser, with Food and a Jug; Nephthali, with a Cerf
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1575
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342341
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 (Aser): 22 x 14.2 cm (8 11/16 x 5 9/16 in.)
right (Nehphtali): 22 x 14.3 cm (8 11/16 x 5 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 40
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, to left and right below figures: [below Aser] Pigne solum tibi dona tulit cerealis multa, / Regibus hinc multis uinoq paneq. // Nec Asaro desunt munera bacche tue / Temperat abrosias cum tura dapes // [below Nephtali] Neptalin ex multis seruatus sepe periclis, / Nostra tribus tëtaq fuit sæpissime bello, // Corniger infestus ceruus ut a canibus / Sed bonitate dei mox liberata fuit.
  • inscription: in plate, in design area below figure to left and right, lower right corner: .9. / .i0.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink, below each figure to left and right: Aser aussy. fils de Zilpha chambriere de Lea. / Nephtalj autre filz de Bala Chambriere de Rachel
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) 48; Hollstein 3-14, 70
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
2011.613.33
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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