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Production People
Jean Duvet (Print made by)artist bio
Duvet, Jean [Drouhot]
b ?Dijon, c. 1485; d ?Langres, after 1561
Title / Description
Chapter 8, The Opening of the Seventh Seal, from the series of 23 prints illustrating the Apocalypse
 
Date
c.1546-55
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
297 x 218 mm (platemark (arched top))
Inscriptions
Signed on a tablet at left: 'IOHA/NNES//DV/VET/FAC' and inscribed lower centre: 'HIST/CAP.8/APOC'
State
only state
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch VII.506.20 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Robert-Dumesnil V.19.34 info
Alexandre P. Robert-Dumesnil, Le peintre-graveur francais, 11 vols., Paris 1835-71

Eisler 1979, no. 46 (only state) info
Colin Eisler, The Master of the Unicorn: The Life and Work of Jean Duvet, New York 1979

London 1999, no. 69 info
The Apocalypse and the Shape of Things to Come, ed. Frances Carey, exhibition catalogue, London, The British Museum 1999
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 50016.
 
Inventory Number
50022
 
Classification
Prints: French: 16th century: Mounted I
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