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The Adoration of the Magi

Artist:
Philips Galle (Netherlandish, Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp)
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Publisher:
Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)
Date:
ca. 1560
Medium:
Engraving; second state of three (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 15/16 × 10 1/8 in. (20.2 × 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.601.15(6)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom left: GOLTZIUS EXCU
Left of center: M HEEMSKERC INUEN
Bottom right: P GALLE F
Lower margin: HIC PR[A]ECIOSA MAGI SUB VIRGINIS VBERE CHRISTO/ DONA FERUNT PUERO, MYRRHEQ[UE], & THURIS, & AURI

Marking: Verso lower center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Duke of Northumberland; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: Colnaghi
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.14.303.ii/iii; New Hollstein (P. Galle) II.9.141.ii; Hollstein VIII.243.281; Bartsch LVI.111.028
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