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Saint James the Great (from the Christ, the Apostles, and Saint Paul with the Creed series, 1 of 14 plates)

about 1589
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 046; Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. VIII) [34-47] (III); Leesberg (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Goltzius, part I) 37 (I/I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.1 x 10.3 cm (5 15/16 x 4 1/16 in.) Sheet: 15.4 x 10.7 cm (6 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P9185

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin: III./QVI CONCEPTVS EST DE/SPIRITV SANCTO, NATVS EX/MARIA VIRGINE./3.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: HG.

Markings

No watermark; MFA Parker stamp with accession number in ink: 9186; in graphite: St. James Major./ B III. p. 24, No. 46

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