The Pyramids Of Egypt
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M25950
People
Philips Galle, Dutch (Haarlem 1537 - 1612 Antwerp)
After Maarten van Heemskerck, Netherlandish ( 1498 - 1574)
Title
The Pyramids of Egypt
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Eight Wonders of the World
Original Language Title: Piramidaes Aegypti
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1572
Culture
Flemish
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 21.3 x 25.6 cm (8 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and 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
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/iv
Edition
2nd (Theodor Galle)
Standard Reference Number
H. 414, N.H. 478
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in honor of Mrs. Arthur K. Solomon
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
M25950
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted