Helmeted Musketeer (Plate Eleven)

1587
Jacob (Jacques) de Gheyn II (Dutch, 1565–1629), After Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein 186 i/II

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.5 x 15.7 cm (8 7/16 x 6 3/16 in.) Framed: 43.5 x 36.5 x 3 cm (17 1/8 x 14 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5313.11

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From the series of twelve “Officers and Soldiers” (of the bodyguard of Rudolph II)

Inscription

l.l. HG. excu.; l.r. .I. de gheijn. sculp. Jussus in hostiles ... robore pronus agor. Numbered 11 at lower left.

Provenance

Kupferstich Kabinett Karlsruhe (Lugt 1603); to Furstlich Furstenberg; on long term loan to Norman Leitman (Williams College, Williamstown, MA); to R.M.Light & Co., Inc., Prints and Drawings (Santa Barbara, CA) ; by October 1999, sold to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheaton, Concord, MA; 2009, year-end gift by Mr. and Mrs. Wheaton to the MFA Boston. (Accession Date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton