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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.53
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
The Dance Around the Golden Calf
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Moses in the Desert
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342361
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: 18.8 x 26 cm (7 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 61
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Conflato gelidis Horebi in vallibus auro, Quen colerent vitulum composuere bouem, Exod. 32.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Moyse absent, Aaron fait le Veau d'or & le peuple jdolatre. Dieu vénuoye Moyse qui de depit brize / les tables du commandemet & mit bas le veau d'or. Exod. 32.
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/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 69; Hollstein 64.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
2011.613.53
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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