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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26077
People
Jacques de Gheyn II, Dutch (Antwerp, Netherlands 1565 - 1629 The Hague, Netherlands)
After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Saint John
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Four Evangelists
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1588
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/59068
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper, darkened to cream
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate (circular): 17.1 × 17.4 cm (6 3/4 × 6 7/8 in.)
sheet: 17.5 × 18 cm (6 7/8 × 7 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: IDGeyn scup
  • watermark: Helmet with closed visor
  • inscription: in plate, in margin around design area: Quanta Aquile est acies aduersus lumina solis Tantus ego scrutor mystica sacra Dei. HG[monogram]oltzius excu.
  • inscription: in plate, at lower edge of design area: 4
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 2130)] M26077
  • inscription: vesro, graphite: Pass. 132
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein (Goltzius) 459, Hollstein 352, Filedt -Kok 49.4, New Hollstein 67
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Norman Leitman in honor of Robert M. Light
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
M26077
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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