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The Pyramids of Egypt


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Dutch (Haarlem 1537 - 1612 Antwerp)
Netherlandish (1498 - 1574)
The Pyramids of Egypt, 1572
Series/Book Title: The Eight Wonders of the World
Original Language Title: Piramidaes Aegypti
Print
Flemish
,
16th century
Engraving
plate: 21.3 x 25.6 cm (8 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
H. 414, N.H. 478
,
ii/iv
,
2nd (Theodor Galle)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in honor of Mrs. Arthur K. Solomon
, M25950
Marks
signed: P. Galle Fecit
inscription: lower left corner of design, printer's ink, engraving: signature, attribution of design, publisher's excudit: P Galle Fecit Martinus Heemskerck Inuentor Th. Galle excud.
inscription: lower margin of plate, printer's ink, engraving: plate number: 1.
watermark: watermark: crowned eagle