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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.247
People
Unidentified Artist
After Ambrosius Francken (1544 - 1618)
Published by Pieter de Jode, the Elder, Flemish (1570 - 1634)
Title
The Parable of the Wedding Banquet
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Twelve Parables from the New Testament
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1585
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342555
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: 21.8 x 27.2 cm (8 9/16 x 10 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 257
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Fecit homo cœnam iussitque Venire recusant Hinc complent mensas turba coacta vys. Math. / .22.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, brown ink: Le Royaume des cieux est semblable à vn Roy faisant les Nopces de son filz qui feit prier beaucoup de peuple au festin d'Icelles mais ilz refuserent d'y / venir et massacerent les seruiteurs qui estoyent allés les prier; parquoy le Roy y enuoya ses gens-darmes aueq commandement de les mettre a mort / et de brusler leur ville. Ce qu'estant fait il enuoye aux Carifours des chemins prier tous ceux qui passeroyent, et Incontinent les tables furent / bordées de peuple
  • watermark: Gothic P and countermark
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) 290
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
2011.613.247
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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