Requires Photography

Temperance

1600
Designed by Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617), Copied after Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 123 (reverse copy)

Dimensions

Sheet (Diameter of the roundel): 9.6 × 9.5 cm (3 3/4 × 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

B2603

Medium or Technique

Engraving (copy in reverse)

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, around the circumference of the image: NEC MIHI DELICIAE GRATAE, NEC FOEDA VOLVPTAS : CONTEMNO LVXVM, VILI CONTENTA PARATV MDC

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple (Lugt 207), with accession number in ink: 2603

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock