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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G1658
People
Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
The Visitation
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Birth and Early Life of Christ
Alternate Title: Visitation (in Parmigianino's Style)
Series/Book Title: "Meisterstiche"
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1593
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/274796
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 47.7 × 35.4 cm (18 3/4 × 13 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower edge of design area toward right: 1593. / HG[monogram]
  • inscription: in plate, lower left of design area: 2
  • (not assigned): in plate, lower margin, to left and right: Plena Deo virgo, cœlesti, Pnenmate fœta / Cognatam Helisaben montana per aspera visit // Exultat sterilis fœcunda, exultat et infans / Iam tunc in grauidæ genitricis ventre Prophetes. / F. Estius.
  • collector's mark: lower right corner, blind stamp: G [Jean Baptist de Graaf (Lugt 1120)]
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: Dr. / WA[linked] / Pr. [within a circular double borderline; Wilhelm August Ackermann (Lugt 791)]
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with greaphite numbering within: [Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 1658
  • inscription: verso, graphite: Parmeggiano_
Provenance
Jan Baptiste de Graaf (1742-1804), Amsterdam (Lugt 1120). Dr. Wilhelm August Ackermann (1793-1865), Lubeck and Dresden (Lugt 791). Francis Calley Gray, bequest; to William Gray, his nephew, 1856, gift; to Harvard University, 1857
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 9, Hollstein 10, Bartsch 16, Filedt Kok 104.2, The Illustrated Bartsch 0301.16
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G1658
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2540 Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/24/2019 - 02/13/2020

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