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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2014.415
People
Melchior Lorck, Danish (Flensburg, Germany 1526 or 1527 - after 1588 Silesia(?))
Title
Ogier Ghiselin de Busbec
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1557
Culture
Danish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/352172
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
10.5 x 9 cm (4 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
sheet: 14.5 x 10.4 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: lower right: JC [encircled] (Lugt 4030)
  • inscription: Initialed and dated in plate, upper right: F/ML
  • inscription: Engraved in the plate below potrait with the image at left of a star and a hand emerging from clouds.: AVGERIO A BVSBECA SACRAE / ROM. REG. M.tis CONSILIARIO ET / APVD TVRC.IMP.ORATORI, / MELCHIOR LORCK HOLSATVS.F./ Deo conservatore e duce. CONSTANTINOP.SEPT.CALEND.OCTOB / ANNO 1557.
Provenance
Jean Cantacuzène (Lugt 4030). [Hill-Stone, South Dartmouth, MA] sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2014
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Hollstein 20
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Acquisition Fund for Prints
Accession Year
2014
Object Number
2014.415
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Fine Old Master & Modern Prints, Catalogue 18, auct. cat., Hill-Stone, Inc. (South Dartmouth, MA, 2014), no. 39, repr.

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