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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.130
People
Unidentified Artist
After Maerten de Vos, Netherlandish (Antwerp, Belgium 1532 - 1603 Antwerp, Belgium)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
The Death of Sennacherib
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Hezakiah and Sennacherib
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1582-85
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342438
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: 19.9 x 28.6 cm (7 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 140
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Impia qui dudum conuicia iecerat Assur Samherib a natis ceditur ecce suis. 4.Reg.19.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Sennacherib. Roy D'assyrje retourné en Niniue apres la deffaitte de son armée par l'ange au siege de Hierusalem coe IL / adoroir au temple de Nesroch son Dieu, est tué pas ses enfans Adramelech et Sarazat. 4. Roys. i9.
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) 152; New Hollstein 131.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
2011.613.130
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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