Faith, 1597

  • Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558-1617
  • Jacobus Matham, Dutch, 1571-1631

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 6 × 4 inches (15.2 × 10.2 cm) Sheet: 6 × 4 1/8 inches (15.2 × 10.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Allegory
  • Faith
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Woman
  • Engraving (print)

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, upper right of image: H Goltzius Invent | J Matham Sculp. | Ao 1597.

Stamped, in red and in purple, verso: Rijks Prentenkabinet (Lugt 240 and 699) Stamped, verso: Scripps 1886 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, lower left corner of image: 1. Inscribed, in plate, below image: Sacra fides passim, nulli violanda, probatur, | Sevincit varias h[e]c firmo fœdere gentes. C. Schon[e]us


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)

Rights Status

Jacobus Matham; after Hendrick Goltzius, Faith, 1597, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S765.1.