The Beautiful Slave

Aegidius Sadeler II after Titianca. 1600-1620

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: The Beautiful Slave
  • Creator: Aegidius Sadeler II after Titian
  • Date Created: ca. 1600-1620
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Unsigned
  • Print State: Fourth of four states, without Marco Sadeler’s address
  • 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. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by John R. Jakobson (B.A. Wesleyan 1952, LL.D. 1989, Trustee Emeritus), 1998
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Keywords: African figures (representations), children (people by age group), figures (representations), Orientalism, race (concept), slavery
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Published by Marco Sadeler
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 345 mm x 247 mm (13.58 in. x 9.72 in.).
  • Bibliography: Nagler 67; Wurzbach 171; Hollstein 148 iv/iv
  • Associated People: Created by Aegidius Sadeler II (Dutch (Flemish), ca. 1570 - 1629), After Titian (Italian (Venetian), ca. 1488 - 1576)
  • Accession Number: 1998.9.2