The Adoration of the Magi (from the Birth and Early Life of Christ series, 5th of 6 plates)

about 1594
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617), In the manner of Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 019, ii/v; Leesberg (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Goltzius) 12 (I/II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 47.3 x 35.2 cm (18 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.) Sheet: 48 x 36 cm (18 7/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7203

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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Signed

Signed with the artist's monogram in image at the upper left on the shield over the door.

Markings

Watermark: arms of Basel with three circles; verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewell; Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897. Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund