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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.137
People
Philips Galle, Netherlandish (Haarlem 1537 - 1612 Antwerp)
After Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, Netherlandish (Breda (?), Belgium 1526/30 - 1569 Brussels, Belgium)
Published by Hieronymus Cock, Netherlandish (Antwerp 1510 - 1570 Antwerp)
Title
The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1560-1563
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/362971
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 22.5 × 29.2 cm (8 7/8 × 11 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: H. cock excu; lower right: BRVEGEL. INV:; below image: DATE NOBIS DE OLEO VESTRO, QVIA LAMPADES NOSTRAE EXTINGVN / TUR NEQVAQVAM, NEQVANDO NON SVFFICIAT NOBIS ET VOBIS math.25
Provenance
Julian Edison, Saint Louis; by descent; to Hope Rabb Edison, his wife, Saint Louis, 2017, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2019
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
Bastelaer Lafond 123; New Hollstein 4
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Hope R. Edison '56 in memory of Julian I. Edison '51, MBA '53
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.137
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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