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Identification and Creation
Object Number
63.2003
People
Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
To Each His Own
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Abuses of the Law
Series/Book Title: Litis Abvsvs
Original Language Title: Mÿnn et dÿn ... I Cor.10:24. Is.59:8
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1576
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/167566
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in brown ink on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 18.5 × 22.2 cm (7 5/16 × 8 3/4 in.)
sheet: 25.1 × 32.9 cm (9 7/8 × 12 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper margin, brown ink: Jo 98 e.
  • inscription: in plate adjacent to major figures, left to right, the Latin and Dutch names as separate lines: Tuum Diin. / Meum Miin / Endracht Cōcordia / Charitas Liefde / Pax Vrede / Timor Dei Urose Goods
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, centered: .1. LITIS ABVSVS
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, to left and right, the first lines of left and right run together as the title: Mÿnn en dÿn verdrwen door onmatich begeren.. / Nemo quod suū est quærat, sed quod alterius. 1 cor. 10. Oēs q sua sunt quærunt. Phil. 2. / Et quoniam abundabit iniquitas: refrigescet charitas multorum. Matthei. 24. / Viam pacis nescierunt, et non est iudicium in gressibus eorum. Esai. 59. / Qui sine timore est, nō poterit iustificari, iracūdia enī animositatis illius, subuersio illius est. Ecli. 1. // die zoete Liefde, Eendracht, Vreed. en Urees des heeren. / Niemantes sůche seinen eignen nutz, sunder der nitzi des anderen. 1 Corint. 10. / Vnd dieweyl die vngereschtigkeit wirdt uberhād nēmē wirdt die lieb in vilē erkalten. / Den wág des fridens kennend sy mit: in iren gengen ist kein billigkeit. Esai.. 59. / Das vngerecht gemut mag nie gerechtlich hanten. dá das wākē seines gemůts macht in falllē. Ecli. 1.
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp with graphite numbering within: MC [monogram; Marjorie B. Cohn] 02
  • inscription: verso, graphite : 63.2003
  • watermark: Grapes?
Provenance
Library of Rouche-Guyon. Album of multiple sets auctioned off, c. 2002, at Hotel Drouot, purchased by Proute
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 186, The Illustrated Bartsch 160k
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Loan in honor of Robert and Barbara Wheaton
Object Number
63.2003
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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