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Two Peasants

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 301; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 328; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish) no. 335 (attributed prints)

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.5 × 19.9 cm (11 1/4 × 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

B2601

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, within image, lower center: HG excud.; in margin below engraved border, lower left: A rua male quicquam mea nè sementis haberent/Id curo, eurç sint sua cuiq.; lower right: Quisq sui sentes tribulosq exterminet horti,/Ut lappas carpat tunc licet ille meas./FE [Framco Estrius]; below lower edge platemark, Dutch text in block printing: Mijn eyghen hofken te Wien ben ick ghesint, [...]

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, in graphite: latin & dutch verses [...]; MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple [Lugt 207], with accession number in black ink: 2601

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock