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The Infant Saint John at the Source

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 112; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 140 I/II; Léna Widerkehr (New Hollstein)

Dimensions

Image: 18 × 14.1 cm (7 1/16 × 5 9/16 in.) Platemark: 20.7 × 14.5 cm (8 1/8 × 5 11/16 in.) Sheet: 21.7 × 15.3 cm (8 9/16 × 6 in.)

Accession Number

P7312

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower margin: Hic puer a teneris virtuti deditus annis,/Optatum miseris monstrat mortalibus agnum. C. Schonæs.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: HGoltzius Inuent./I. Matham Sculp.

Markings

Watermark (not identified); verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foser Sewall, Lugt 1309]; MFA Parker stamp (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 7312; in graphite: no. 127.

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