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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.67
People
Hans Collaert the Elder, Netherlandish (1525/30 - 1580)
After Jan Snellinck, Flemish (c. 1544 - 1638)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Othniel and Ehud
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Twelve Judges of Israel
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342375
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: 20.6 x 25.3 cm (8 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right sheet margin, graphite: 77.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin to left and right: Oppida multa capit cordatus conterit hostes / Othoniel, sponsam ferre meretur Ahsam. // Colloquÿ specie Moabitida venit in aulam / Ac regem clausam solus Ehudis adit
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, left and right, brown ink: Les enfans d'Jsrael crierent au Seigneur & Il leur suscita vn Sauueur / qui les deliuera, á scauvojr OTHONİEL filz de Cenez e l'esprit de Dieu fut / sur luy e jugea Jsrael, & destir en bataille Chusam-rasatsaim Roy de Syrie / dirsy la terre entrepos 40. ans. Juges. 3. 9. // Les infans d'Jsrael seruirent á Eglon Roy de Moab / İ8. ans puis crierent au Seigneur & Il leur suscita vn / Sauueur scauoir AOD, fils de Girar, fils de Giminj. Il / tuâ Eglon feignant luy dire vne parolle en secret. Jug. 3. 19.
  • inscription: in plate, to left and right, above and below each figure: Athoniel. / Aioth // 1 / 2
  • 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) 85
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
2011.613.67
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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