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Item Details
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Culture
Netherlands, 16th century
Title
The Standard Bearer, Turned to Left
Work Type
Print
Date
1587
Material
engraving
blued white laid paper
Measurements
Sheet: 27.9 x 18.9 cm (11 x 7 7/16 in.); Image: 26.8 x 18.7 cm (10 9/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
Description
Around 1587 Goltzius drew designs for 12 prints depicting officers and soldiers in landscape settings, which were engraved by his pupil Jacques de Gheyn II. Goltzius himself engraved a related pair of prints, The Captain of Infantry and The Great Standard Bearer. A central figure in the army and civic guard, the standard bearer marked the position of the captain. At this time, the Netherlands were trying to oust their Spanish rulers and these prints were conceived as flamboyant expressions of military pride.
lower center, in plate: A°1587. HG[in monogram]oltzius.fe. ; across bottom, in plate: Signifer ingentes animos, et corda ministro, / Me stat stante phalanx, me [f?]ugiente fugit. ; VERSO, by Lisa or Leonard Baskin, lower center, in pen and black ink: Lisa & Leonard Baskin / 1967. ; lower left, in graphite: KA 524
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: PR - Engraving
Department: Prints
Provenance: Lisa and Leonard Baskin
unknown collector's stamp, not in Lugt, verso, lower left, in blue ink, NJL [in monogram] . Lisa and Leonard Baskin (1922-), Leeds, Massachusetts, script, verso, lower center, in pen and black ink and stamp (pomegranate), verso, lo
Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland
Accession Number
Related Item
New Hollstein 288; Hollstein 255 (VIII)
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1996.364_full.tif
SSID
24620897

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