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Melchior, after Three Magi series by Jacques Bellange

Artist:
Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)
Artist:
After Jacques Bellange (French, Bassigny (?) ca. 1575–1616 Nancy)
Publisher:
Jacob van der Heyden (Flemish, Strasbourg 1573–1645 Brussels)
Date:
ca. 1615
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 x 7 3/8 in. (28.7 x 18.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1962
Accession Number:
62.635.340
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, upper center: Tres Magi; upper left: Melchior; upper right: Rex Nubia; lower right: Bellange invent Jac. ab Heydé excu. / Argentinæ.
Harry G. Friedman; Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Walch 27 ii/ii (as Caspar) (copy in reverse); Wüthrich 85
L.H. Wüthrich Das druckgraphische werk von Matthaeus Merian d. Ae. 1966-1996, cat. no. 85.

Nicole Walch Die Radierungen des Jacques Bellange: Chronologie und kritischer Katalog. Studia artis Monacensia, Munich, 1971, cat. no. 27 ii (as Caspar) (copy in reverse), p. 196.

Antony Griffiths, Craig Hartley Jacques Bellange, c.1575-1616: printmaker of Lorraine. British Museum Publications, Ltd., London, 1997, cat. no. 31b, p. 107, ill.

Jacques Thuillier Jacques de Bellange Ex. cat. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, Rennes, France, 2001, cat. no. 55A, p. 240.



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