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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2015.5
People
Johannes Teyler, Dutch (Nijmegen 1648 - after 1697)
After Otto Marseus van Schrieck, Dutch (Nijmegen 1619 - 1678 Amsterdam)
Title
Snake with a Butterfly
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
after 1688
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/352506
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching and engraving printed in colored ink
Technique
Etching and engraving
Dimensions
16.6 x 43.8 cm (6 9/16 x 17 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: on verso, lower center, in graphite: A. Blooteling / oder Valck
  • inscription: on verso, lower right, in graphite: illegible inscription in German that seems to refer to color (farbige)
  • monogram: verso, lower center, in graphite: 123.
  • collector's mark: verso, lower center, in an oval in purple ink: P (Lugt 2063a, not identified)
  • collector's mark: verso, lower center, in an oval, in purple ink: foliate large S and a small A [?] (not in Lugt)
  • collector's mark: verso, lower center, in black ink: R SAALBORN / W. (L.2251ter, R. Saalborn, Weimar)
  • watermark: Strasbourg lily
Provenance
Two unidentified collectors' marks. R. Saalborn, Weimar (Lugt 2251ter). [Hill-Stone, New York] sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2015
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of members of the Print Department Collections Committee in honor of Susan Dackerman
Accession Year
2015
Object Number
2015.5
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Farbige Graphik, auct. cat., C. G. Boerner LLC (November 1999), pp. 8-9, 37 [related bibliography, not Harvard impression]

Ad Stijnman, The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700, Johannes Teyler and Dutch Color Prints, ed. Simon Turner, Sound & Vision Publishers and Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (Ouderkerk aan den IJssel, 2017), p. 148, no. 311, repr.

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