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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.200
People
Unidentified Artist
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Table of Contents, Old Testament
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Catalog of Histories Which Are Included in This Book
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1579
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342508
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink with added transparent watercolor on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 27 × 36.4 cm (10 5/8 × 14 5/16 in.)
plate: 19.6 × 27.5 cm (7 11/16 × 10 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 210
  • inscription: in plate, top line (as title) and lower right (as credit to the publisher), with the actual contents with their itemization and individual pagination in three columns (not transcribed here) in between: CATALOGVS HISTORIARVM, quæ hoc libro compræhenduntur...Continens in somma 211 fol. // Præsentes Figuræ Biblicæ seu Historiæ sunt excuse / ANTVERPÆ apud GERARDVM / de IODE sub signo floreni / aurei in Platea vulga= / riter dicta Calijne / veste.
  • inscription: On the verso of this page there is an offset from another impression of the Contents engraving that is on its recto.: [offset]
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
ii/v
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 2
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
2011.613.200
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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