Jacques de la Faille, ca. 1589

  • Harman Adolfz, Dutch, active ca. 1607
  • Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558-1617

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 7 7/8 × 5 1/8 inches (20 × 13 cm) Sheet: 8 1/8 × 5 3/8 inches (20.6 × 13.7 cm)

Gift of Albert Kahn

40.11

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Portrait
  • Man
  • Engraving (print)

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, center left edge: [artist's monogram]

Inscribed, in plate, center right edge: Fe Inscribed, lower center: Harman Adolfz excudit. Harlem Inscribed, in oval border around portrait, clockwise from upper center: LEGES TVERI, ET PATRIAM DEVENDERE, ARMATVS ADSTO, ET PRO SALVTE CIVIVM. PERIRE FORTIS, SANGVINEMQVE EFFVNDERE. HAC VNA VIRTVS CIVIS, ET BONI DVCIS.

Provenance

Albert Kahn; 1940-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Hendrick Goltzius, Jacques de la Faille, ca. 1589, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Albert Kahn, 40.11.