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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26619
People
Adriaen Collaert, Flemish (c. 1560 - 1618)
Designed by Hans Bol, Netherlandish (Mechelen, Belgium 1534 - 1593 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Title
The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Scenes from the Life of Christ (Emblemata Evangelica), 13 plates
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1585
Culture
Flemish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/4608
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 15 x 20.5 cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
sheet: 25.5 x 33.2 cm (10 1/16 x 13 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, bottom: Frugifera eximijs effertur laudibus arbor/ Quae tempestibus dat fructus grata colono./ Uindice sed merito sterilis ruit icta bipenni./ Saepe tamen precibus differtur poena malorum. Luc. 13.
  • inscription: in plate, image, lower center: 1585
  • inscription: in plate, image, l.r.: H. Bol. Inu.
  • inscription: in plate, image, l.r.: A.C. fec.
  • inscription: in plate, image, l.r.: Sadl. exc.
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: JRV [Lugt 4450, mark of Jan Reinier Voûte]
Provenance
Jan Reinier Voûte (Lugt 4450), Amsterdam. Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2005
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
only state
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein II.7.234
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
M26619
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
illustrates September, corresponding zodiac sign (libra) at top center
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