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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.254
People
Hans Collaert the Elder, Netherlandish (1525/30 - 1580)
After Ambrosius Francken (1544 - 1618)
Published by Pieter de Jode, the Elder, Flemish (1570 - 1634)
Title
The Parable of the Good Samaritan
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Twelve Parables from the New Testament
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1580-85
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342562
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: 22.5 x 28.8 cm (8 7/8 x 11 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 265
  • inscription: in plate, lower right corner of design area: H.C. F
  • inscription: in plate, on open book at left edge of design area: G. d. Iode
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Prima Deo pietas debetur proxima fratri Sic Samarita tuam sentit egenus opem. Luc. .10.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin and right sheet margin, brown ink: Vn docteur de la loy ayant demandé a Jesu Christ Qui estoit son prochain, il luy respondit. Vne homme descendant de Jerusalem en Jericho tomba entre / les mains des voleurs lesquelz apres l'auoir despoüillé le naurerent fort Arriua qu'vn prestre passa par là et n'en feit cas; pareillement vn Levite. // En fin passa vn Samaritain lequel luy resserra ses playes et coula de l'huile dedans, le meit en vne hostillerie et apres l'auoir / fait traitter et payé sa despence l'emmena sur son cheual. Sur quoy Jesus luy demanda; lequel te semble de ces trois estre / le prochain du blessé : il respondit Celuy qui l'a ainsy assisté.
  • watermark: Gothic P
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
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 284; New Hollstein (Collaert) 291
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
2011.613.254
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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