Hendrick Goltzius

The annunciation, 1594 gedateerd
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, inv./ [..]
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part of a series

Part of the series 'The birth and early life of Christ'' (six plates)
paper, copper engraving, 2nd state
rectangle (portrait format) 478 x 357 mm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription lower center: HG. / A°. 1594. [HG in monogram]
  • inscription lower left: SERENISSIMO PRINCIPI AC IL- / LVSTRISSIMO D[OMI]NO, D. GVILIELMO. V. / COMITI PALAT. RHE. VTRIVSQ[UE] BAVARIÆ DVCI. etc. / Vt medys Proteus se transformabat in vndis, Formose cupido pomone captus amore: / Sic varia PRINCEPS TIBI nunc se Goltzius arte / Commutat, sculptor mirabilis, atq[ue] repertor. / C. Schoneus
    dedication to Wilhelm V Duke of Bavaria (1548-1626)
  • inscription bottom (positional attribute)
    Four lines of Latin in two columns in margin
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Hendrick Goltzius
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dated 1594 (1594)
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Entered on: 2017-08-31; Last modification: 2018-02-01


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