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Balthasar, after figure in "The Adoration of the Magi" 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 (trimmed): 11 in. × 7 1/16 in. (27.9 × 18 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1962
Accession Number:
62.635.342
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, upper right: Baltasar Rex Saba[e]; lower left: Bellange inuentor
Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Walch 28 (copy in reverse of one of the Magi in no. 28); Wüthrich 87
L.H. Wüthrich Das druckgraphische werk von Matthaeus Merian d. Ae. 1966-1996, cat. no. 87.

Nicole Walch Die Radierungen des Jacques Bellange: Chronologie und kritischer Katalog. Studia artis Monacensia, Munich, 1971, cat. no. 28 (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. 30b, pp. 107-108, ill.

Jacques Thuillier Jacques de Bellange Ex. cat. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, Rennes, France, 2001, p. 235, ill.



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