Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cœnotaphiorum (13)

Artist:
Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?) Antwerp (?))
Artist:
Engraved by Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)
Artist:
Engraved by Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–72, died before 1589)
Publisher:
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1563
Medium:
Etching; first state of four
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 9/16 x 8 1/4 in. (16.7 x 21 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Phyllis D. Massar Gift, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.510.13
Not on view
Freestanding tomb in an interior characterized by naked children carrying a lance and a shield standing on consoles along the edges of the tomb. Behind the tomb is a second funerary monument with the effigies of a kneeling man and woman, flanked on the left by a painting of Christ carrying the Cross. On the right side another room with two people in it is visible through an archway. Below the image a Latin inscription is added consisting of four lines, divided over two columns.
Signature: H. Cock ex.

Inscription: H. Cock ex.; Tale tibi bustum statui uxorique merent:/ Ermondane heros, post tua fata , velim / Ne, quoties, fuso host etuis invicte salutem / Attuleris Belgis nesciat ulla dies.; 13

Marking: Watermark: Briquet 5847 (dolphin)
Vendor: Hill-Stone, Inc.
Hollstein XLVII, 131, #149
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