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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.92
People
Hans Collaert the Elder, Netherlandish (1525/30 - 1580)
After Ambrosius Francken (1544 - 1618)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
David Slaying Goliath
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of David and Saul
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342400
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 29.2 cm (8 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 102
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Deuictum Golead proprio Dauid ense peremit, Hoc cæso fugiunt agmina tota procul. i. Reg. i7.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, in brown ink: Dauid tué Goliad d'un coup de pierre tiré d'une fonde, et luy tranche la teste de son epée. Goliad giant Philistin de Geth / haute de 6. coudées et vne paume. 1. Roys. v7.
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
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 110; New Hollstein (Collaert) 45.I
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
2011.613.92
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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