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Copy of The Rich Man Transported to Hell, from The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus

Artist:
after Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)
Date:
after 1554
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/8 × 4 5/16 in. (8 × 10.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1957
Accession Number:
57.658.32
Not on view
The rich man carried by winged demons at upper left, above a landscape with a city in the background below. At right, three demons with shovels digging a hole. The demon at left gestures towards the group of flying figures. Plate 4 from a series of five prints with scenes from Luke 16:19–31.
Inscription: Dated and signed with artist's monograph in plate, at top right: '1554 / AG';
lettered in plate, across bottom: 'DIVITEM . EPVLONEM . APVD . INFEROS . SEPVLTVM . HEC . TABELLA . REFERT . LVC . 16 .';
Numbered in plate, at top center: '4'
Harry G. Friedman; Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Bartsch VIII.376.47 (copy); New Hollstein 59.47 (copy); Hollstein I.24.47 (copy)
Adam von Bartsch Le peintre gravure. 1854-1876, cat. no. VIII.376.47 (copy), p. 376.

F. W. H. Hollstein Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts. vols. 1-64, Amsterdam, 1954–2010, cat. no. I.24.47 (copy), p. 59.

The New Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700. Amsterdam, 1998, cat. no. 59.47 (copy), p. 59.



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