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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.80
People
Unidentified Artist
After Hans Bol, Netherlandish (Mechelen, Belgium 1534 - 1593 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Jephtha Offering His Daughter
Other Titles
Alternate Title: The Sacrifice of Jepthah's Daughter
Series/Book Title: The Story of Jephtha
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342388
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 x 27.5 cm (7 7/8 x 10 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 90
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Exactis duobus mensibus reuersa est Virgo ad Patrem suum et fecit ei secundum Votum suum. Iud. Cap. İİ.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, in brown ink: Les deux mois passéz elle retourne a son pere et Il luy fit selon son voeu, et Jcelle n'auoit point connu Hoest[?]. Et fut mize / vne costume en Jsrael tous les ans les filles dJ'srael alloient pour lamenter la fille de Jepthé Galaadite par quattre jours / Jug. 11. 39.
  • 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) 98); Hollstein (Bol) 328
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
2011.613.80
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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