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Saturn (from The Planets series, 1st of 7 plates)

1597
Engraved by Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 149

Accession Number

P7313

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, in oval frame, lower left to right: HGoltzius Inue.; JMatham Sculpt. Joann. Janssonius exc.. Dated in plate, below figure of Saturn, lower center: A°. 1597.

Markings

Recto, lower right: collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; verso, MFA Parker stamp (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 7313

Provenance

Henry F. 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