Requires Photography

Saint John the Baptist Preaching

1593
Gerrit Pietersz. (Netherlandish, born in 1566 - died before 1612(?))


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. XVII) ) 001, IV/VI

Dimensions

Image: 26.6 × 25.1 cm (10 1/2 × 9 7/8 in.) Sheet: 28.6 × 25.3 cm (11 1/4 × 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.720

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched inscription in plate, inside etched border: .1593.; in plate, in margin below etched border, lower left: Baptista IOANNES, Dei/Præcursor atque nuncius,; lower right: Baptisma Iudæis, sari/Virtute Verbi, præicat./Joannes Star: ex

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark: jug with letter R inside; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 1877.720

Provenance

October 12, 1977, purchased from P & D Colnaghi and Co. (dealer), London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard