Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ruben, from The Twelve Sons of Jacob

Series/Portfolio:
The Twelve Sons of Jacob
Artist:
Jacques de Gheyn II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1565–1629 The Hague)
Artist:
after Karel van Mander I (Netherlandish, Meulebeke 1548–1606 Amsterdam)
Publisher:
Jan Pitten (Netherlandish, active Amsterdam, 1588–1615)
Author:
Latin distich by Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)
Published in:
Amsterdam
Medium:
Engraving; first state of three
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 × 4 7/16 in. (15.9 × 11.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Estate of Florance Waterbury, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.635.1
Not on view
Inscription: at bottom left: KVMANDERE.INUE. JACOBUS DE GEYN.SCHULTOR;
at bottom right: JOAN PITTEN EXCU.;
in bottom margin: CRESCERE NON POTERIS NATORUM MAXIME RVBEN / AUSUS ENIM ES THALAMOS CONTEMERARE MEOS / 1

Marking: on verso, at bottom right: collector's mark of Falkesen & Huber [Lugt 1008]
Falkeisen & Huber (Basel); Vendor: David P. Tunick
New Hollstein (de Gheyn II, part I) 30.2 i/iii; New Hollstein (van Mander) 6.5 i/iii.
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