Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cyrus Showing Bel and His Food to Daniel, from The Story of Daniel, Bel and the Dragon, plate 2

Series/Portfolio:
The Story of Daniel, Bel and the Dragon
Artist:
Philips Galle (Netherlandish, Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp)
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Publisher:
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1565
Medium:
Engraving; first state of three (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/16 × 9 13/16 in. (20.4 × 24.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.126
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom right: MARTINUS UAN HEEMSKERCK JNUENTOR H COCK EXCU 2
Lower margin: REX DANIELEM AD BELUM DUCIT OSTENDENS QUAM MULTA COMEDAT BIBATQ[UE]

Marking: Verso lower center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) I.191.227.i/iii; Hollstein VIII.247.535
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