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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.316
People
Anton Wierix II, Flemish (c. 1555/1559 - 1604)
After Maerten de Vos, Netherlandish (Antwerp, Belgium 1532 - 1603 Antwerp, Belgium)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
Saint James the Less; Saint Philip
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
before 1585
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342624
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: 19.9 x 14.5 cm (7 13/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
right: 19 x 14.3 cm (7 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 328
  • inscription: in plate, left and right, at lower edge of design area, to left and to right of center: 7 / 8
  • inscription: in plate, left and right, upper edge of design area, to left and to right: S. IACOBVS MINOR. / S. PHILIPPVS.
  • inscription: in plate, left and right, lower margin: ASCENDIT AD COELOS, SEDET AD DEXTRAM DEI PATRIS. / IACOBVS MINOR iustus appellatus, suo tempore sanctissimus, numquam vino potuq largiori vte = / batur. vescebaturq carne nulla. Ecclesie Hÿerosolÿ mitane annis profuit. Amiano, tandem, Iude = / orum Episcopo vivi sanctimonia peroso, claua percutit. // INDE VENTVRVS EST IVDICARE VIVOS ET MORTVOS. / PHILLIPPVS Apostolus cum fratre suo in Schÿtiam venit, indictoq Euangelio Iheropolim profi = / ciscitur: extinctoq ibidem Hebeonitarum errore cultuq idolatrico, exspectate cruci affeixus, / occubuit.
  • inscription: lower sheet margin, left and right, brown ink: Sainct Jacques le mineur appellé le juste fut d'vne tres bonne et saincte vye en son / temps, vsoit fort peu de vin, ne mangeoit point de chair, gouuerna l'eglise / de Jerusalem l'espace de trante ans. En fin vn certain Amianus euesque de / Judeé ayant en gayne la saincteté de ce bon personnage le fait assommer a coups / de massue. // Sct. Philippe apostle vient en Scytie auec son frere, et y ayant annoncé l'euangile, / s'achemine en Jeropolis où ayant renuersé l'erreur Hebeonites et esteint toute / jdolatire, il rend l'esprit en la Croix qu'il auoit affectueusement souhaittée
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/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (de Jode) 486, 487; Hollstein 1146.II, 1147.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
2011.613.316
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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