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Balthasar, from Three Magi series

Artist:
Jacques Bellange (French, Bassigny (?) ca. 1575–1616 Nancy)
Publisher:
Le Blond (Paris)
Date:
1595–1616
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/16 × 7 5/16 in. (30.7 × 18.6 cm) Plate: 11 7/16 × 6 11/16 in. (29 × 17 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.1086
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in plate, lower left: Bellange
Lettered in plate, lower left: le Blond excud
Vendor: R. E. Lewis Inc.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," December 4, 1992–April 5, 2013.

Robert-Dumesnil V.93.35; Walch 26 ii/ii
A. P. F. Robert-Dumesnil Le peintre-graveur français Catalogue raisonné des estampes gravées par les peintres et les dessinateurs de l'école française. Paris, 1850, cat. no. 35, p. 93.

Nicole Walch Die Radierungen des Jacques Bellange: Chronologie und kritischer Katalog. Studia artis Monacensia, Munich, 1971, cat. no. 26 ii, pp. 196-97, ill.

Janet S. Byrne, Suzanne Boorsch, Colta Ives, Mary L. Myers Notable Acquisitions, 1980-1981: Prints and Designs for Architecture and Ornament. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1981, p. 51, ill.

Antony Griffiths, Craig Hartley Jacques Bellange, c.1575-1616: printmaker of Lorraine. British Museum Publications, Ltd., London, 1997, cat. no. 29a, p. 103, ill.

Jacques Thuillier Jacques de Bellange Ex. cat. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, Rennes, France, 2001, cat. no. 55, p. 241, ill.



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