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Jacques de la Faille (1548?- 1615)

about 1580
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 212; Hollstein 184

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 x 13.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.977

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in oval frame: LEGES TVERI, ET PATRIAM DEVENDERE, ARMATVS ADSTO, ET PRO SALVTE CIVIVM. PERIRE FORTIS, SANGVINEMQVE EFFVNDERE. HAC VNA VIRTVS CIVIS, ET BONI DVCIS. [Here I stand, armed, to protect the law and defend the fatherland, and fearlessly to fall and shed blood for the welfare of the people. For this is the only virtue of a citizen and of a good general.]; in cartouche, lower center: Harman Adolfz. excudit. Hærlem

Signed

Signed in plate, center left: HG; and at center right: Fe

Markings

Verso, MFA stamp with former accession number in graphite: 29854; D; 6/x

Provenance

Probably Francis Bullard (b. 1862 - d. 1913), Boston; probably inherited by his brother, Dr. William Norton Bullard (b. 1853 - d. 1931), Boston; 1923, his gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard