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The Adoration of the Magi

about 1586
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 022 (II); Hollstein 16

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.427

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower margin, left: Quod Abrahæ. Datumq de Christo fides,/Lætusq spondet Gabrielis nuncius;/Ioannis exclamatio, atq Magdales/Pia nctio, Petriq, necnon sub Cruce; right: Centurionis euidens confessio/Quod personant: Hoc dona Rgnum mystica/Loquuntur : Aurum, Myrrha, Thusq liquidem/Regem, Deumq, Hominemq mortalem notant.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: HGoltzius .fc. et. excud.

Markings

Verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 58.427

Provenance

Craddock & Barnard (London); May 8, 1958, purchased by MFA.

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund