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Christopher Harant, Czech Nobleman and Humanist

A work made of engraving on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving on paper.

Date:

c. 1600

Artist:

Aegidius Sadeler II
Flemish, c. 1570–1629

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Aegidius Sadeler, II

Title

Christopher Harant, Czech Nobleman and Humanist

Place

Flanders (Artist's nationality:)

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c. 1600

Medium

Engraving on paper

Inscriptions

Lettered around the oval frame: "Christophorus Harant...Cubicularius", and below image: "Virtus [ut] [sol] [mi] cat [partially written as musical notes: 'Virtue shines like the sun'", and: "S. C. M.tis sculptor Aeg. Sadeler ad vivum delineavit".

Dimensions

Sheet (trimmed): 18 × 13 cm (7 1/8 × 5 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Charles Hack and the Hearn Family Trust Collection, purchased with funds provided by the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial, Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston, anonymous, and Suzanne Searle Dixon endowment funds

Reference Number

2023.102

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