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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.43
People
Johannes Wierix, Netherlandish (Antwerp 1549 - c. 1620 Brussels)
After Maarten van Cleve, Netherlandish (Antwerp 1527 - 1581)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Moses and Aaron before the Pharaoh
Other Titles
Title: The Story of Moses and Pharaoh
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342351
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: 19.9 x 28.1 cm (7 13/16 x 11 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 50
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Ad regen veniunt Aron cum Mose profecti, Fit baculus serpens et cruor vnda rubet Exod: 7.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Moyse auecq Aaron vint vers Pharao comme le seigneur auoit commandé. Aaron jette sa verge deuant Pharao & ses / serviteurs & fut conuertie en serpent.
  • inscription: in plate, lower design edge, toward left: 2
  • inscription: in plate, lower edge of design area, to left and center: 2 / IH.W.
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/iv
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 58; 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
2011.613.43
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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