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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.313
People
Anton Wierix II, Flemish (c. 1555/1559 - 1604)
After Maerten de Vos, Netherlandish (Antwerp, Belgium 1532 - 1603 Antwerp, Belgium)
After Ambrosius Francken (1544 - 1618)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Christ; Saint Peter
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Christ, the Apostles, and Saint Paul, with the Creed
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1585, before 1585
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342621
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.)
left: 19.8 x 13.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/16 in.)
right: 20.2 x 14.5 cm (7 15/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 325
  • inscription: in plate, left, lower edge of design area: 1 / A. Wierix sculp. M. de Vos inuen. G. de Iode excud.
  • inscription: in plate, right, lower edge of design area: 2
  • inscription: in plate, left and right, lower margin: DATA EST MIHI OMNIS POTESTAS IN CÆO ET IN TERRA, ITE / IN VNIVERSVM MVNDVM. ET DOCETE OMNES GENTES, BAPTIZAN= / TES EOS, IN NOMINE PATRIS ET FILII ET SPIRITVS SANCTI. Matt.28 // CREDO IN DEVM PATREM OMNIPOTENTEM CREATOREM COELI ET TERRAE. / PETRVS natione Gallilæus Apostolus fuit Diu mostri Antiochie Episcopatui prefuit. Postea verbo diuino operante (Et / quia tu es Petrus &c.) Roman profectus christiano cætui eligitur Choragus. Tandem sub Nerone, homine sanguinis siti= / entissimo cruci affixus, vna cum D. Paulo e. medio tollitur.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, left and right, brown ink: Toute puissance m'est donnagé au Ciel et en la terre. allez par tout le monde et / enseignez toutes Nations les baptisans au nom du Pere et du filz et du / Sct. Esprit. // Sainct Pierre gallileen de nation, fut Apostle de notre Seigneur, et euesque souuerain d'Antioche. / Mais peu apres la parole dieu venant in effect, scavoir est. Tu es pierre et sur cette pierre / je bastiray mon eglise. il vient à Rome où il est esleu chef des Christiens. finalemt. est attaché / a la Croix où il rend l'esprit, ensemble Sainct Paul, soubz l'impereur Niron, homme / tressanguinaire.
  • inscription: in plate, right, upper edge, centered: S. PETRVS.
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
iii/iv, ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 493, 481; Hollstein (de Vos) 1153.III.a, 1141.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
2011.613.313
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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