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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.76
People
Unidentified Artist
After Maerten de Vos, Netherlandish (Antwerp, Belgium 1532 - 1603 Antwerp, Belgium)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Gideon and His Army Attacking the Midianites
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Gideon
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1584-85
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342384
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: 19.5 x 26.3 cm (7 11/16 x 10 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 86
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Exoritur clamorque Virum sonitusque tubarum, Et Madian proprio cæsus ab ense cadit. Judi. 7.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, in brown ink: Gedeon diuize ses 300 hommes en 3 parts et bailla des trompettes en la main de chūn déux et des lampes. / Au son de ces trompettes les ennemis se tuent les vns les autres et ce par tout le camp + qui par ce moyen est / défait, Jug. 7. 22.
  • inscription: in plate, lower right corner of design area: 4
  • 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) 94; New Hollstein (de Vos) 90.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
2011.613.76
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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