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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.216
People
Lucas van Doetecum, Netherlandish (Deventer active 1554 - 1579/89 ?)
After Gerard van Groeningen, Flemish (active late 16th century)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Zacharias Stepping out of the Temple
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Events in and around the Temple
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1572
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342524
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching and engraving printed in black ink with added transparent and opaque watercolor and metallic gold on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
Technique
Etching and engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 27 x 36.4 cm (10 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)
plate: 20 x 28.5 cm (7 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 226
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: EGRESSVS ZACHARIAS NON POTERAT LOQVI, ET COGNOVERVNT QVOD VISIONEM VIDISSET IN TEMPLO. Luc. i
  • inscription: in plate, lower edge of design area at left: 1
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Zacharie faisant encenenenz au Temple du Seigneur, L'Ange luy apparoit. Luy dit que sa priere est exaucée et Que sa femme luy enfantera vy filz Lequel sera appellé Jean. À Quoy Zacharie / n'adjoustant du tous foy à raison de sa vieillesse et de celle de sa femme, L'Ange luy dit que pour son Incredulité Il demourera muet Jusques à L'enfantement. Zacharie donques sortant du Temple / ne peut dire mot: A quoy le peuple Qui, en Priere, l'attendoit au dehors cognent qu'il auoit veu vne vision au Temple.
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/iv
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 251; New Hollstein 617.II
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
2011.613.216
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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