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The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist

Inscription

in plate, in lower margin, left: Ecce Panomphæum virgo illibata Tonantem/Enixa est, stupet infantem Nutritius almum,; right: Quem sine labe Agnum prænuncius indice vates/Desugnat cæli Dominum. terræq potentem.

Signed

lower left: HGoltzius inuen. et excud.

Marks

watermark: crown shield with B;

Provenance

Henry F. Sewell (1816-1896, New York); November, 1897, Sewell collection purchased for the MFA by Harvey D. Parker.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 005 (engravings after designs by Goltzius)

Accession Number

P3874

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