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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M25937
People
Cornelis Cort, Netherlandish (Hoorn, Netherlands 1533 - 1578 Rome, Italy)
After Frans Floris, Netherlandish (Antwerp 1519/20 - 1570 Antwerp)
Title
Taste
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Five Senses
Original Language Title: Gustus
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1561
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/54970
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 20.5 x 27 cm (8 1/16 x 10 5/8 in.)
frame: 39.7 x 49.8 cm (15 5/8 x 19 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: recto, lower edge of design, printer's ink, engraved: .FF. inve[ntor] h. cock excu.
  • inscription: 1561, recto, bottom edge outside design frame, printer's ink, engraved, Latin: Sensorium gustatus est nervus supra linguam expansus ad quem sapor pervenit ductus a saliva 1561
  • inscription: recto, upper edge, left of center, printer's ink, engraved, Latin: Gustus
  • inscription: recto, extreme upper right corner, ink, handwritten: 70
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
after ii/ii?
Standard Reference Number
N.H. 207
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in honor of Mrs. Arthur K. Solomon
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
M25937
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Susan Dackerman, ed., Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2011), cat. 99 p.390-395, repr.

Exhibition History

Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/06/2011 - 12/10/2011; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, 01/17/2012 - 04/08/2012

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