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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.100
People
Adriaen Collaert, Flemish (c. 1560 - 1618)
After Jan Snellinck, Flemish (c. 1544 - 1638)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Bathsheba Receiving David's Letter
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of David and Bathsheba
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342408
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: 19.3 x 28.4 cm (7 5/8 x 11 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 110
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Dum lauat et recreat gelido sua flumine membra Bersabee regis litera missa datur. 2. Reg. cap. 11.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Dauid voyant Betsabeé se baignant en est éprise, luy enuoye messages et l'enleue 2. Roys 11.
  • inscription: in plate, lower left corner of design area: Gerardus de Jode / excudebat
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/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 119; New Hollstein (Collaert) 48.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
2011.613.100
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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