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Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484-1558)

about 1592
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 184; Hollstein 212

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.5 x 19.8 cm (10 13/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7262

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in oval frame: IVLIVS CÆSAR SCALIGER . Æ . LXXIIII . AN . CIC[in reverse] . IC[in reverse] .LVIII.; in cartouche lower center: Expressus plumbo fuerat: nunc vivido in ære/Cælavit limâ hunc Goltzius artifici.

Signed

Signed within inscription in cartouche, lower center

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: 726s [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: l.; 7-; [?]; fio 3-

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