Artist Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558-1617
  • Circumcision
  • Life of the Virgin (series title)
Date 1594
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 18 3/4 × 13 7/8 inches (47.6 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S529
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower center of image: [artist's monogram] | 1594
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: 4
Inscribed, in plate, below image: Cernis vt octaua sit circuncisus Fesus | Luce puer, tenero accipiens in corpore vulnus, || Ad norman veteris legis, rituma[] receptum, | []facidis multos obseruatuma[] per amos.
Inscribed, right of Latin inscription: C. Shoneus
September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)