Achior Pleading with Holofernes for the Israelites, plate one from The Story of Judith and Holofernes

A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1564

Artist:

Philip Galle (Netherlandish, 1537-1612)
after Maarten van Heemskerck (Dutch, 1498-1574)

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Artist

Philip Galle

Title

Achior Pleading with Holofernes for the Israelites, plate one from The Story of Judith and Holofernes

Origin

Netherlands

Date

1564

Medium

Engraving in black on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed lower left, in plate, in image: "MAERTIINVS HEEMSKERCK INVEN."; signed lower right, in plate, in image: "PG."; dated and inscribed lower center, in plate, in image: "1564 / 1"; printed in plate, below image: "INFELIX ACHIOR, DEFENSI NVMINIS ERGÔ, ROBOREO ADSTRICTVS FERT VINCLA TENACIA TRVNCO / HADR. IVN."

Dimensions

202 x 247 mm (image); 205 x 249 mm (plate); 230 x 254 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of Ursula and R. Stanley Johnson in honor of Douglas Druick

Reference Number

2011.1075

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