Distillation

Distillatio
From the series New Discoveries (Nova reperta)

about 1590
Possibly engraved by Hans (Jan Baptist I) Collaert (Netherlandish, 1566–1628), After Johannes Stradanus (Netherlandish, 1523–1605), Published by Philips Galle (Netherlandish, 1537–1612), Possibly engraved by Theodor Galle (Netherlandish, 1571–1633)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 418

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.2 x 26.8 cm (7 15/16 x 10 9/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 31 cm (9 5/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2201

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

At bottom: DISTILLATIO. / In igne succus omnium, arte, corporum Vigens fit unda, limpida et potissima.

Provenance

Robert Wheaton (d. 2010) and Barbara Wheaton, Concord, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Barbara Wheaton to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton