Requires Photography

Faith (from a series The Virtues, one of seven plates)

1597


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 117; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) one of 256-262 I/V; Léna Widerkehr (New Hollstein)

Dimensions

Image: 13.4 × 9.9 cm (5 1/4 × 3 7/8 in.) Platemark: 15.3 × 10.3 cm (6 × 4 1/16 in.) Sheet: 16.4 × 10.5 cm (6 7/16 × 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

B2590.1

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin: Sacra fides passim, nulli violanda, probatur,/Devincit varias hec firmo fædere gentes. C. Schoneus.

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, upper right: HGoltzius Inuent [engraved over "fecit"?/JMatham Sculp./ A°1597.

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple (Lugt 207), with accession number in ink: 1/2 / 2590

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock