The Adoration of the Magi, from The Life of the Virgin
Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558 - 1617
Engraving on laid paper
Image: 18 3/16 × 13 7/8 in. (46.2 × 35.2 cm)
Sheet (Irreg.): 18 3/4 × 14 1/8 in. (47.7 × 35.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil, Jr. 1935 Fund and the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund
Place Made: Netherlands, Europe
Not on view
Signed, in block, upper left: HG [H and G overlap]; inscribed, in ink, lower left: E oi Reges Bethlen duce sydere ducti, / Poplite submisso, posito Diademate, adorant; inscribed, in ink, lower right: Deserto puerum in stabulo, et pia munera promunt / Thuris odorati, Myrrhaeque, et diuitis auri F. Esthus; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: no 5 M[illegible script] de Luca de Leyde / B 19 Watermark: Encircled Six-Pointed Star
James A. Bergquist, Newton Center, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2008.
Bartsch 19; Hirschmann 13
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