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The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist

School of Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 005 (engravings after designs by Goltzius)

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.2 x 20.1 cm (11 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P3874

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin, left: Ecce Panomphæum virgo illibata Tonantem/Enixa est, stupet infantem Nutritius almum,; right: Quem sine labe Agnum prænuncius indice vates/Desugnat cæli Dominum. terræq potentem.

Signed

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

Markings

Watermark: crown shield with B

Provenance

Henry Foster 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