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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.613.321
People
Adriaen Collaert, Flemish (c. 1560 - 1618)
After Jan Snellinck, Flemish (c. 1544 - 1638)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
Title
The Opening of the Fifth Seal and the Distribution of White Garments to the Martyr, The Opening of the Sixth Seal and the Fall of Stars; The Four Angels Staying the Winds and the Servants of God Being Marked on the Forehead; The First Trumpt Call: Hail and the Fall From Heaven; The Distributionof the Trumpets to the Seven Angels
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Revelation of Saint John
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1585
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342629
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.)
upper left: 8.1 x 7.7 cm (3 3/16 x 3 1/16 in.)
upper right: 8.2 x 7.6 cm (3 1/4 x 3 in.)
lower left: 8.4 x 7.5 cm (3 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
lower right: 8.2 x 7.5 cm (3 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 333
  • inscription: in plate, upper row left and right, lower row left and right, upper margin: 5 / 6 / 7 / 8
  • inscription: in plate, upper row left and right, lower row left and right, lower margin: Quin etiam horribili quassatur maxima motu / Terra tremens Lumen Lunaq Solque negat / Stellarūq cadunt de cœlis Vndiq flammæ / Impia sub saxis turba latere cupit Cap 6 // Gentibus e cunctis signantur milia multa / Qui propter dominum sustemuere crucem / Dum fumata satis reddatur sancta piorum / Turba solet prauis parcere sœpe Deus / Cap 7 // Vt prima increpuit sontum tuba grandine dura / Stermantur segetes et sata læta boum / Quin etiam horrendis totus micat iginibus æther / Roreque sanguineo tota madescit humus Cap 7 // Quisque tubā tribuēte Deo caput āngelus ingens / Huic mortale subit pœna tremorq genus / Mox e thurribulo sacer ignis iactus in imum / Concitat et tonitru et cuncta tremore quatit / Cap 7
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) 365-368
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
2011.613.321
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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