Artist Jacobus Matham, Dutch, 1571-1631
Artist after Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558-1617
  • Hope
  • The Virtues (series title)
Date 1597
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 6 × 4 inches (15.2 × 10.2 cm)
Sheet: 6 1/8 × 4 1/8 inches (15.6 × 10.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S765.2
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: [obscured by lower center of image]
Stamped, in red and purple, verso: Rijks Prentenkabinet (Lugt 240 and 699)
Stamped, verso: Scripps 1886 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed,in plate, lower left corner of image: 2
Inscribed, in plate, below image: Mœrentes recreo, fit[e] ne t[e]deat [e]gr[e], | Advers[e] pr[e]bens solatia dulceia sortis.
Rijks Prentenkabinet (Amsterdam, Netherlands);
July 1886, (H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)