Josina Hamels (wife of Jacques de la Faille)
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)
Bartsch 213; Hollstein 185 (II); The Illustrated Bartsch 213 (III)
Sheet: 20 x 13.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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 and dated in plate, in cartouche: HGoltzius.fecit./1589
Verso, in graphite: 10/6; 9; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 23.978
Probably Francis Bullard (b. 1862 - d. 1913), Boston; probably inherited by his brother, Dr. William Norton Bullard (b. 1853 - d. 1931), Boston; 1923, his gift to the MFA.
Gift of William Norton Bullard