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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Adriaen Collaert, Flemish (c. 1560 - 1618)
After Jan Snellinck, Flemish (c. 1544 - 1638)
Published by Gerard de Jode, Flemish (1509 - 1591)
The Word of God and the Armies of Heaven upon White Horses; The Angel Locks Satan into the Abyss; The Beseigers of the Holy City Are Consumed by Fire and the Devil Thrown into the Lake of Fire and Sulphur; The Angel Showing New Jerusalem to Saint John
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Revelation of Saint John
Series/Book Title: Thesaurus Sacrarum, 1585 edition
Work Type
before 1585
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Physical Descriptions

Engraving printed in black ink with added transparent and opaque watercolor and metallic gold on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
sheet: 27 x 36.4 cm (10 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)
upper left: 8.2 x 7.7 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)
upper right: 8 x 7.8 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/16 in.)
lower left: 8.3 x 7.6 cm (3 1/4 x 3 in.)
lower right: 8.1 x 7.5 cm (3 3/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right margin, graphite: 337
  • inscription: in plate, upper row left and right, lower row left and right, upper margin: 21 / 22 / 23 / 24
  • inscription: in plate, upper row left and right, lower row left and right, lower margin: Impia dispereunt maledicti cuncta Draconis / Agmina, iam pœne te draco sœue premunt / Et Verbum Domini penes est Victoria lætis / Plausibus esca auibus turba prophana iacet / Cap. 19 // Tartareo immanis conclusus carecere serpens / En dico premitur bestia sœue iugo / Hinc post mille fremens se cursus ateriget ānos / Eius at ista breuis regna furoris erunt / Cap. 20 // Vt fuerit Satanus cum Gog detrusus in Orcum / Sic quoque pallida mors hec tibi charta refert / O lætum kucem Satanæ mundique Tyrannis / Quando erit electis non metuenda magis / Cap. 20 // A Johanne noui cœli et noua terra videntur / Atque vrbus Solymæ mœnia pulchra nouæ / Quin etiam vitæ fluuy sunt illa piorum / Mœnia cœlestis quæ paradysus habet / Cap. 21
  • inscription: in plate, in aureole in the sky area: [tetragram]


Recorded Ownership History
[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) 381-384

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in memory of Robert Bradford Wheaton
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European and American Art

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