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The Annunciation to the Virgin. Engraving by Hendrik Goltzius, 1594.

  • Goltzius, Hendrik, 1558-1617.
Date
[1594?]
Reference
493436i
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Description

Foreground left, the Virgin's sewing basket containing scissors and thread. Right, the Archangel shows the sole of his foot to the viewer

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam] : C.J. Visscher excudit, [1594?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving

Lettering

Pone metum virgo, celsi tibi nuncius adsum Missus ab arce poli, paries intacta stupente Natura, ut veterum cecinere oracula vatum, Teque dei matrem totus venerabitur orbis. Serenissimo principi, ac illustrissimo dno D. Guilielmo. V. Comiti Palat. Rhe. utriusq Bavariæ duci &c. Ut mediis ... atque repertor. C. Schonæus. HG Ao. 1594.

References note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, Würzburg 1920-1922, vol. 3, Goltzius no. 15

Lettering note

Lettering includes dedication to Wilhelm V, Duke of Bavaria

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 493436i

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Languages

  • Latin


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