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The Great Standard-Bearer

1587
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 125; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 255

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.4 x 19.5 cm (8 1/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7234

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in lower margin: Signifer ingentes animos, et corda ministro,/Me stat Stante phalanx, me sugiente fugit.

Signed

and dated, lower center: A° 1587. HGoltzius fe

Markings

watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7234 [Lugt 1870]

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