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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 12, St Michael and the Dragon, 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 lower left: 'IOHA/NNES//DV/VET/FAC' and inscribed upper right: 'HIST/CAP 12/APOC'
State
second state of two
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch VII.508.25 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Robert-Dumesnil V.21.39 info
Alexandre P. Robert-Dumesnil, Le peintre-graveur francais, 11 vols., Paris 1835-71

Eisler 1979, no. 51 (second state of two) info
Colin Eisler, The Master of the Unicorn: The Life and Work of Jean Duvet, New York 1979

London 1999, no. 73 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. Eisler mentions a first state in the Bibliotheque Municipale in Dijon, with Duvet's corrections in pen and ink.
 
Inventory Number
50027
 
Classification
Prints: French: 16th century: Mounted I
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