- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Philips Galle, Netherlandish (Haarlem 1537 - 1612 Antwerp)
After Adriaan de Weerdt, Flemish (c. 1510-c. 1590)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
- Orpha Leaving Ruth and Naomi
- Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Ruth
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
- Work Type
- c. 1579
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Engraving printed in black ink with added transparent and opaque watercolor and metallic gold on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
- sheet: 27 x 36.4 cm (10 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)
plate: 21.2 x 27 cm (8 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 98
- inscription: in plate, lower margin: Orpha domum repetit patriam sorore relictam Solaque cum sola Ruth manet ecce socru. Ruth. İ.
- inscription: lower sheet margin, in brown ink: RVTH Moabete demeure in Betlihem auec Noemj mere de son mary decedé, & ne s'en veule de partir, Orpha l'autre / belle fille de Noemj retourne en Moab. Ruth. chap. İ.
- inscription: in plate, to left of center and at right along lower edge of the design area: G. d. Iode excudebat / Adria. d. Werdt Inuentor.
- watermark: Gothic P and illegible countermark
- [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); New Hollstein (Galle) 18.I
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in memory of Robert Bradford Wheaton
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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