DAC Collection Object Information
The Age of Iron,
Number 4 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 335 mm (8.7 x 13.2 in.)
Dimensions (Sheet): 274 x 382 mm (10.8 x 15 in.)
Signed in plate, lower left: “Anto.temp. florent fec”
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: 1922.214.171.124
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 1332 (vol. 17, p. 179); Illustrated Bartsch 1332 (vol. 37, p. 172); Nagler 1329–1332 for the set.
Work Type: print
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