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The Adoration of the Shepherds

1615
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 021 (III); Hollstein 15

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.4 x 15.7 cm (8 7/16 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7216

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper center: Cum privil. Sa. Cæ. Mtis./HGoltzius Fecit
I. Matham excud./1615.

Signed

Signed in plate, upper center: H. Goltzius Fecit

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7216 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: No. 40 [circled]; Harrop; G.Y.; B.21_. 3eme etat.; YW.; in ink: 43306

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewell (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund