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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.46
People
Johann Sadeler I, Netherlandish (1550 - 1600-8)
After Maarten van Cleve, Netherlandish (Antwerp 1527 - 1581)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
The Preparation for Passover
Other Titles
Series/Book 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/342354
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 28.2 cm (7 7/8 x 11 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 54
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Pasca fit, et postes, colorantur sanguine, tecti, Omne prius genitum, angelus ense vibrat. Exod: i2.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Ordonnance de l'Aigneau Paschal, & maniere de le manger. Et auint ca Le seigneur frappa á minuit tous / les premiers néz du pays d'Egipte depuis le premier né de Pharao, jusques au premier né du captif quj estoit en prizon / & tous les premier-nez du bestail. Exod. i2. 29.
  • inscription: in plate, lower edge of design area, toward left: Jsaeyler. f. 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) 62; Hollstein 58.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
2011.613.46
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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