Requires Photography

Jan van Suren (Surenus, 1517-1591)

dated 1588, but perhaps executed in 1590
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 189 (III); Hollstein 220 (III)

Dimensions

Platemark: 16.4 x 10.8 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/4 in.) Sheet: 16.9 x 11.2 cm (6 5/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7263

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, above sitter: IOHANNES ZVRENVS. A°. ÆTAT. 71. Domini, 88.; in lower margin below: Corporis effigiem expressit quam Goltzius ære,/Heemskerkus docta pinxit et ante manu./Tunc inerat formæ florenti gratia maior:/Plurima nunc faciem ruga senilis arat.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: HG. fecit.

Markings

Verso, in black ink: W. S. [W. Sharp; Lugt 2650]; n - 22.Mar 27 84; in graphite: 922; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7263 [Lugt 1870]

Provenance

William Sharp (b. 1749 - d. 1824), Manchester. Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund