Requires Photography

Jodocus Buyck, Mayor of Amsterdam

after 1588
Jan Harmensz Muller (Dutch, 1571–1628)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch B18 III

Accession Number

M26857

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The epitaph written in manuscript below the printed portrait is attributed to

Inscription

In plate, on scroll: Solatur conscientia et finis
In plate, engraved below image: Effigies / Judoci Buyckij V. C. / Senatoris, Consulis Amstelredamen[sis]. / etc . / Ob: IIII: Id: Feb: An: MDLXXXVIII. / Æt: LXXXII.
In plate, at lower right: Joan. Mullerus sculpsit.
Below platemark, manuscript in a late 16th- or early 17th-century italic hand: Haec est canities Batavi veneranda Solonis, / Buyckia quo gaudet Gens decorata viro. / Amsteldamæos, sacri pars magna Senatus, / Rexit consilio, relligione, fide. / At tandem expellit populi male-suada furentis / Seditio, Patriæ qui fuit usque Pater. / Scilicet ut virtus é Coelo proemia speret, / invida quæ meritis Terra negare solet. / F. V. F. Plempius.

Signed

In plate, at lower right: Joan. Mullerus sculpsit.

Provenance

Washington Irving Jenkins (b. 1848 - d. 1917), Clinton, MA; August 1, 1917, his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins