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Identification and Creation
Object Number
R1954
People
Jacob Matham, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1571 - 1631 Haarlem, Netherlands)
After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Faith, Hope and Charity
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1590
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/248460
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 36.9 × 27.2 cm (14 1/2 × 10 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower margin, graphite, in Randall's hand: Nagler 124
  • inscription: in Randall's hand, transcribed from original mount: Faith, Hope, & Charity. Goltzius inv. Plate 2. / J. Matham B 1571 Haerlem pup Goltzius. / See Nagler no. 124
  • inscription: in plate, lower center of design area: HG[monogram]. Inuent. Ao 1590. IM[monogram]atham sculp.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, to left, center, and to right: Promissis nil diffisus celetibus Abras, / Credidit, et firme meruiut stipendia mentis. // Que vis, que virtus, sit quanta potentia Amoris, / Edocuit qui factus homo descendit Olympo. // Ventre cauo Ceti non desperauit Iönas, / Astraq mente adyt imis demersus in vndis. / F.E. / Cornelis Dankertz. excudit.
  • inscription: verso of secondary support, various graphite inscriptions: o [underlined] / 15 / II N[illeg.] 124. Matham
  • collector's mark: verso of secondary support, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Randall Collection accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 1954
Provenance
John Witt Randall, bequest to his sister.
Belinda Lull Randall, gift to Harvard University, 1892. sister of John Witt Randall
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (Goltzius) 515, Hollstein 255, Bartsch 124, Filedt Kok 74
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
R1954
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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