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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2018.211
People
Paulus Pontius, Flemish (Antwerp 1603 - 1658 Antwerp)
After Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish (Siegen, Westphalia 1577 - 1640 Antwerp, Belgium)
Title
Nero Caesar Augustus
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Twelve Famous Greek and Roman Men
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1638
Culture
Flemish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/362154
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
31.5 × 20.4 cm (12 3/8 × 8 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, center: IMP. NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS. / Ex marmore antiquo.; lower left: P.P. Rubens delineavit. / P. Pontius Sculpsit. A.o 1638; lower right: Cum priuilegiis Regis Christianissimi. / Principum Belgarum et Ord. Batauiae.
  • watermark: crowned shield with the letter B enclosed; countermark: the number 4 with encircled letter R pendant
Provenance
[Susan Schulman Fine Art, Inc., New York] sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2018
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
Hollstein 153
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Jakob Rosenberg Fund
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
2018.211
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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