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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.164
People
Unidentified Artist
After Jan Snellinck, Flemish (c. 1544 - 1638)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
The Assyrian Army Overcome
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Judith and Holofernes
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342472
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: 20.1 x 26.2 cm (7 15/16 x 10 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 174
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: ASSIRŸ EVGİVNT AVDİTE MORTE HOLOFERNİS, PECTORA TORPEBĀT EXANİMATA METV
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Les Assyriens saizes de frayeur pour la mort d'Holofernes senfuyent, et sont poursuiuiz des Jsraëlites. Les / Bethuliens pillent le camp des Assyriens. Judith i4.
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) 193
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
2011.613.164
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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