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The Age of Silver,

Number 2 from the set of four etchings, The Four Ages of the World

Etching on white laid paper

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 221 x 334 mm (8.7 x 13.1 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 274 x 382 mm (10.8 x 15 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Anto.tempes. ferrit A E.”

Edition: Published by Nicolo van Aelst. Bound in album with the four other Tempesta series; unlike the other sets, this is numbered in brown ink in lower right margin, and the sheets are mounted down on larger sheets.

Accession number: 1957.5.3.2

Olin Library transfer, 1957

Provenance / Collectors' marks: R.L. Hirschfield (stamped in lower center margin of frontispiece of "Biblical Battles" only); Conrad Fäsy (bookplate inside cover of album)

Bibliography: Bartsch 1330 (vol. 17, p. 179); Illustrated Bartsch 1330 (vol. 37, p. 170); Nagler 1329–1332 for the set.

Work Type: print

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