- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
After Maerten de Vos, Netherlandish (Antwerp, Belgium 1532 - 1603 Antwerp, Belgium)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
- Nabal's Feast
- Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of David and Abigail
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
- Work Type
- c. 1584-85
- 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: 19.2 x 25.5 cm (7 9/16 x 10 1/16 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 109
- inscription: in plate, lower margin: Dum letus celebrat Bacchi conuiuia Nabal, Hunc subito adueniens mors inopia rapit. Reg, cap. 25.
- inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Nabal bancquette pendant c Abigaïl sa femme estou auecq Dauid po appaiser son Indignaont. 1. Roys 25.36.
- inscription: in plate, lower right corner of design area: 4
- [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) 117; New Hollstein (de Vos) 117.II
- 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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