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Priests of Bel Eating and Drinking in Bel's Temple

Philip Galle after Maerten van Heemskerck1565

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: Priests of Bel Eating and Drinking in Bel's Temple
  • Creator: Philip Galle after Maerten van Heemskerck
  • Date Created: 1565
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “MHeemskerck Inv. .H. Cock ex.” (MH interlaced); numbered lower right
  • Set or Series Title: The Story of Daniel, Bel, and the Dragon
  • Print State: First of three states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1960
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: Indecipherable
  • Keywords: allegory, mythology, series (groups), temples
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Published by Hieronymus Cock, Antwerp, first edition of four
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 200 mm x 246 mm (7.87 in. x 9.69 in.). Sheet dimensions: 278 mm x 378 mm (10.94 in. x 14.88 in.).
  • Bibliography: New Hollstein 229 (part I, 192); H. 537 (vol. 8, p. 247)
  • Associated People: Created by Philip Galle (Dutch (Flemish), 1537-1612), After Maerten van Heemskerck (Dutch, 1498-1574)
  • Accession Number: 1960.30.1.4

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