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The Circumcision

The Circumcision
1594
plate 4 from the Birth and early life of Christ series

Medium
engraving
Measurements
45.9 × 35.0 cm (image) 47.1 × 35.3 cm (plate) 53.6 × 41.7 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Haarlem, the Netherlands
Catalogue/s Raisonné
New Hollstein 11 ii/ii; Bartsch 18; Strauss 322 iii/v; Hollstein 12 iii/v; Hirschmann 12 iii/v
Edition
2nd of 2 states
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: 4
printed in ink (in image) l.c.: 1594 / HG (monogram)
printed in ink l.l.: Cernis vt octaua sit circuncisus Jesus, / Luce puer, tenero accipiensin corpore vulnus,
printed in ink (l.c.: Ad normam veteris legis, ritumqɜ (qɜ joined) receptum, / Jsacidis multos obseruatumqɜ (qɜ joined) per annos.
printed in ink l.c.r.: C. Schonęus.
Accession Number
1278.227-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display