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 10.3 cm (5 15/16 x 4 1/16 in.) Sheet: 15.4 x 10.7 cm (6 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P9185

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

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

Signed

lower left: HG.

Markings

no watermark; MFA Parker stamp with accession number in ink: 9186; in graphite: St. James Major./ B III. p. 24, No. 46

Provenance

Henry F. Sewell (1816-1896, New York); November, 1897, Sewell collection purchased for the MFA by Harvey D. Parker.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund