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Saint Spiridus (Saint Spiridon)

Jan Sadeler I after Maarten de Vos1585-1586

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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  • Title: Saint Spiridus (Saint Spiridon)
  • Creator: Jan Sadeler I after Maarten de Vos
  • Date Created: 1585-1586
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate within image, lower left: “Sadel : exc :”; inscribed in plate below image, lower left: “Tirones in monte cano pia scripta docere, / Et labor & studium SPIRIDIONIS erat.”; inscribed in plate below image, lower right: “Vincere quo prauos affectus carner subacta / Possent, ac structos daemonis arte dolos.”; inscribed in plate below image, bottom center: “15”
  • Set or Series Title: Solitudo Sive Vitae Patum Eremicolarum
  • Print State: First of two states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: http://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/Obj15971
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2006
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving with hand-coloring on lightweight ivory laid paper
  • Keywords: Christianity, religions, saints
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 166 mm x 201 mm (6.54 in. x 7.91 in.). Sheet dimensions: 169 mm x 202 mm (6.65 in. x 7.95 in.).
  • Bibliography: Hollstein (Maarten de Vos) 979; Hollstein (Johannes Sadeler !) 392; Illustrated Bartsch 361; Wurzbach 113; Nagler 135; for more on hand-coloring of prints at the time, see Susan Duckerman, “Painted Prints: The Revelation of Color” (University park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002)
  • Associated People: Created by Jan Sadeler I (Dutch (Flemish), 1550-1600), After Maarten de Vos (Flemish, 1532-1603)
  • Accession Number: 2006.7.4

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