Josina Hamels (wife of Jacques de la Faille)

1589
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 x 13.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.978

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./1589

Markings

Verso, in graphite: 10/6; 9; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 23.978

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard