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Josina Hamels (Wife of Jacques de la Faille)

1580
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 213; Hollstein 185 (II); The Illustrated Bartsch 213 (III)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.1 x 13 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P7271

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in oval frame surrounding portrait: SEQVI PARATA, SIVE TE BELLO DVCEM SEV PACE CIVEM POSTVLABIT PATRIA. REBECCA QVALIS, QVALIS AVT PARENS SARA HAC VNA LEX EST CONIVGI VIRVM SEQVI.

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, in cartouche: HGoltzius.fecit./.15.80.

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7271 [Lugt 1870]; graphite: 213; m/p/o/.; 82s; [?]

Provenance

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