Requires Photography

Jan Goltz II (Jan Gols van Kaiserswerdt, the artist's father, b. 1534/5 - d. after 1609)

1578
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 171; Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. VIII) 191; Leesberg (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Goltzius, part II) 224 (I/I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 15 x 10.2 cm (5 7/8 x 4 in.) Sheet: 15.4 x 10.8 cm (6 1/16 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P7254

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Dated in plate, upper left: ANNO; upper right: 1578; in portal frame surrounding the portrait: JOHAN GOLS VAN KEISERWERDT SEINES ALTERS . 44 .; in cartouche below roundel: Wan man als khan, aissrouten vnd vertreiben/Moiss doch die lieb ewig bleiben

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: HGoltzius

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: P7254 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 1272

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewell (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund