Javascript must be enabled to view this site.

Read our system requirements.

The Standard Bearer, Turned to Left
1 of 1

The Standard Bearer, Turned to Left, result 1 of 1

Item Details
Open Artstor
Available to everyone
Netherlands, 16th century
The Standard Bearer, Turned to Left
Work Type
blued white laid paper
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.)
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
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)
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name

Now viewing The Standard Bearer, Turned to Left