Pietà (The Lamentation of the Virgin)

1596
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 041; Weigel 41 (II), Hirschmann 50 (II), Hollstein 50 (II), Strauss 331 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.7 x 12.7 cm (7 3/8 x 5 in.) Sheet: 20.2 x 14.2 cm (7 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7233

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

lower center, on rock: HG; dated on rock, right of Christ's knees: A°96

Markings

partial watermark; verso, in ink: Robert Balmanno, FSA London 1829 [Lugt 213]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]' accession number in ink: P7233

Provenance

Robert Balmanno (b. 1780 - d. 1866), London and New York; 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