Requires Photography

Jupiter and Europa (from the series The Loves of the Gods, 1st of 4 plates)

about 1590
Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 156; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 233; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.1 × 17.5 cm (9 1/2 × 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B2596

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscription in lower margin was trimmed off this impression

Signed

Signature and inscription are trimmed off this impression

Markings

Watermark [?]; verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple ink with accession number in black ink: 2596; in graphite: 1/2/[?]

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock