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Identification and Creation
Object Number
R6979
People
Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
After Jan van der Straet, Netherlandish (Bruges, Belgium 1523 - 1605 Florence, Italy)
Title
Giovanni de' Medici in a Duel
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The History of Giovanni de' Medici
Alternate Title: Combat Between Giovanni de'Medici and Another Horseman
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1578
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/244723
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper, darkened to tan and stained
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 21.7 × 29.2 cm (8 9/16 × 11 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: Ack / cAgs[underlined] / 286
  • inscription: verso, brown ink: 190 [?]
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with black ink numbering within: [Randall Collection accession samp (Lugt 2130)] 6979
  • inscription: in plate, lower left corner of design area: Joh. Stradanus inuit. P. Galle excudit.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: 5 Ioh. Med. hostem fortiss. ad singulare certamen prouocantem hasta per soricam pectore / Tranfixo exequo examimem resiquit
  • inscription: lower margin, right corner, brown ink: VI
Provenance
John Witt Randall, bequest to his sister.
Belinda Lull Randall, sister of John Witt Randall, gift to Harvard University, 1892.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 349, Hollstein 330, Bartsch 286, The Illustrated Bartsch 0301.286
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
R6979
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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