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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.66
People
Herman Jansz. Muller, Dutch (c. 1540 - 1617)
After Gerard van Groeningen, Flemish (active late 16th century)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
The Thirty-One Kings Defeated by Joshua
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Joshua
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1567-70
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342374
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: 20.5 x 28.3 cm (8 1/16 x 11 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right sheet margin, graphite: 76
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: RECENSİTİ SVNT REGES QVOS TRADİDİT DOMİNVS İN MANVS İSRAELİS POPVLİ / SVİ ET REPERTİ SVNT TRİGİNTA VNVS QVOS VİCİT NECAVİTQ İOSUE. Iosue. Cap: i2.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Josué fait reconnoistre le nombre des Roys des terres par luy conquises oultre le Jourdain; e s'en trouuent 3İ. par luy deconfirz / & mis à mort. Josué i2.
  • inscription: in plate, lower edge of design area to left of center: HAML[monogram]. fecit 10
  • watermark: Gothic P and illegible countermark
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/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 84; New Hollstein 28.II
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
2011.613.66
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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