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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.169
People
Hans Collaert the Elder, Netherlandish (1525/30 - 1580)
After Gillis Coignet, Netherlandish (1542 - 1599)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
The Elders Trying to Seduce Susanna
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Story of Susanna
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342477
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 x 25.8 cm (7 7/8 x 10 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 179
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Illicito castum Susanna pectus amore, Tentatur talami seruat at illa fidem. Daniel. i3.
  • inscription: in plate.ower edge of design area, toward left: G. de Iode excud.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Susanne femme de Ioachim se pourmenant en son Jardin est sollicitée d'amour par deux Juges, et ny veut entendre / Daniel i3. 20.
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) 198; New Hollstein (Collaert volume 1) 74
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
2011.613.169
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

"Luminous Pages in the Thesarus Sacrarum", Index Magazine, Harvard Art Museums ([e-journal], January 14, 2019), https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/article/luminous-pages-in-the-em-thesaurus-sacrarum-em, accessed January 31, 2019, repr.

Exhibition History

32Q: 2500 Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/18/2018 - 11/15/2018

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