Requires Photography

Saint James Major (from the series Christ, the Twelve Apostles, and Saint Paul)

about 1589
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 046; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) [34-47] (III)

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.1 x 10.5 cm (5 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.) Sheet: 15.9 x 11.3 cm (6 1/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.515

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin: III./QVI CONCEPTVS EST DE/SPIRITV SANCTO, NATVS EX/MARIA VIRGINE./3.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: HG.

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite

Provenance

May 8, 1963, purchased from Craddock and Barnard, London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard