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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.40
People
Unidentified Artist
After Michiel Coxie
Previously attributed to Jan Snellinck, Flemish (c. 1544 - 1638)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Joseph Recognizing His Brothers
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Joseph Accusing his Brothers
Series/Book Title: The Story of Joseph
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342348
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: 20.8 x 25.2 cm (8 3/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 47
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Bis quinos fratres fruges Iosephus ementes, Esse reos turpis proditionis ait. Genes: 42.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Jacob enuoye au tems de famine dix de ses filz en Ægipte pour achetter du blé. Joseph void ses freres & les reconnojet, / & leur parle durement, pour les eprouuir. inouye querir Benjamin le plus jeune des enfans de Jacob, qui estoit demourir á / la maizon auecq luy.
  • inscription: in plate, in foreground of design toward right: 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
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 55
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
2011.613.40
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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