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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.78
People
Unidentified Artist
After Hans Bol, Netherlandish (Mechelen, Belgium 1534 - 1593 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
The Return of Jephtha, and the Welcome by His Daughter
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Jephthah Comes Back Victorious
Series/Book Title: The Story of Jephtha
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1585
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342386
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: 19.7 x 27.8 cm (7 3/4 x 10 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 88
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Reuertanti Iethte in domū suā occurrit Vnigenita filia sua cum tÿmpanis et choris cui ait filia mi aperuios meū ad Dominū nec reuocare potere quod voui. Jud. cap. ii.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, in brown ink: JEPHTE retournant victorieux en sa maizon en Maspha, voicy sa fille vnique sort au deuant de luy auec flustes & / tambours. Quand Il l'apperceut Il dechira ses vestemst de doleur ne pouuam reuoquer son voeu,. Jug. 11. 35.
  • inscription: in plate, lower edge to right of center: G.d.Iode Excu.
  • watermark: Gothic P
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
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 96; Hollstein (Bol) 326
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
2011.613.78
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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