Annunciation, 1594

  • Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558-1617

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 18 5/8 × 13 7/8 inches (47.3 × 35.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Engraving (print)
  • Saint
  • Virgin mary
  • Angel (spirit)
  • Annunciation

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in plate, lower center of image: [artist's monogram] | A. 1594

Inscribed, in plate, lower left corner of image: [eight line dedicaton] Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left and right: [four line Latin inscription]


1890, F. W. Klever Sale (Cologne, Germany). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 11.

Rights Status

Hendrick Goltzius, Annunciation, 1594, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S526.