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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 18, The Fall of Babylon, 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 right: 'IOHA/NNES//DV/VET/FAC' and inscribed at centre: 'HIST/CAP 18/APOC'
State
? state of three
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch VII.510.30 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Robert-Dumesnil V.23.44 info
Alexandre P. Robert-Dumesnil, Le peintre-graveur francais, 11 vols., Paris 1835-71

Eisler 1979, no. 56 (? state of three) info
Colin Eisler, The Master of the Unicorn: The Life and Work of Jean Duvet, New York 1979

London 1999, no. 75 info
The Apocalypse and the Shape of Things to Come, ed. Frances Carey, exhibition catalogue, London, The British Museum 1999

Los Angeles, New York, and Paris 1994, no. 27 info
The French Renaissance in Prints from the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, ed. Karen Jacobson, exhibition catalogue, Los Angeles, UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale de France 1994
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 50016. Eisler lists a first state with the tablets yet uninscribed and a third state where the lower right corner is much repaired and the lower left corner is lost (Cleveland).
 
Inventory Number
50031
 
Classification
Prints: French: 16th century: Mounted I
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