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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.149
People
Unidentified Artist
After Jan Snellinck, Flemish (c. 1544 - 1638)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Job Covered in Boils
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Job
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342457
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: 20.8 x 26.7 cm (8 3/16 x 10 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 159
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Plectitur ulceribus, per saucia membra cruentis Mixtaque cum lachrÿmis tristia uerba mouet. Iob. 2. cap.
  • inscription: in plate, lower edge of design area, toward left: .3.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Iob en ce piteuse estat est visité par trojs de ses amis. Scauoir Eliphas Ihimanite, Baldad Suhite, et Sopsar Naamathite .Job. 2.
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) 171
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
2011.613.149
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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