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Philips Galle (1537-1612)

1582
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 170; Hollstein 190 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.5 x 14.6 cm (8 7/8 x 5 3/4 in.) Sheet: 23 x 15 cm (9 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.953

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin: In ære, Lector, ora scalpta guæ vides,/Imaginem esse Gallionis ut scias;/ Meo, aut alius indice haud opus tibi:/Modo ante visus ille vel semel tibi./O erudita lima, o artifex manus,/Beata Gallione Goltzy manus,/Beata Gallionis ora Goltzio. [flourish]

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, lower left: Henricus/Goltzius fecit/1582

Markings

No watermark; recto, in brown ink, in an old hand: [?] Galle; verso, in graphite: c3304; 4; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 65.953

Provenance

Giuseppe Vallardi (b. 1784 - d. 1863), Milan. P. & D. Colgnaghi & Co.(dealers), London; September 22, 1965, purchased from Colnaghi by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard