Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Chaldeans Carrying Away the Pillars of the Temple of Jerusalem, from The Disasters of the Jewish People, plate 17

Series/Portfolio:
The Disasters of the Jewish People
Artist:
Philips Galle (Netherlandish, Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp)
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Date:
1569
Medium:
Engraving; first plate of three (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 13/16 × 9 9/16 in. (17.3 × 24.3 cm) Plate: 5 7/8 × 7 7/8 in. (15 × 20 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
60.566(18)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom left: MHEE[M]S KERC IN (MH interlaced) 17
Lower margin: DONA AURO GRAUIA, ET BASES, BINASQ[UE] COLUMNAS INSULTANS PATRIAS TRANSFERT CHALDAEUS AD ORAS.

Marking: Verso upper center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Eric Mandell
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) I.199.237-258.i/iii; New Hollstein (P. Galle) I.152.103-124 i/iii; Hollstein VII.74.12-32; Hollstein VIII.242.202-223; Kerrrick pl. 1
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