- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Hans Collaert the Elder, Netherlandish (1525/30 - 1580)
After Ambrosius Francken (1544 - 1618)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
- Saul and His Armor-bearer Kill Themselves with Their Swords
- Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of David and Saul
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: 20.6 x 28.9 cm (8 1/8 x 11 3/8 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 105.
- inscription: in plate, lower margin: Pugnatur, fugiunt, proprio, cadit ense Tyrannus, Atque peregrinis dat sua tela deis. i. Reg. 3i.
- inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Israel deconfit par les Philistins en la montaigne de Gelboé Saul se tué comme aussy fait son escuyer, mourarent aussy les trois filz et tous ceux qui estoient ce jour auecq luy. 1. Roys. 3I.
- [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) 113; New Hollstein (Collaert) 47.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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