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Venus (from The Planets series, 5th of 7 plates)

1597
Engraved by Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 153; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 230 II/II; Léna Widerkehr (New Hollstein)

Accession Number

P7317

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Recto, lower right: collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; verso, MFA Parker stamp (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 7317

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (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