Hendrick Goltzius
Dutch (1558-1617)
The Great Standard-Bearer, 1587
Engraving
11×7 IN.

Bartsch 125; Illustrated Bartsch 125; Hollstein 255. Signed and dated in plate lower center: "Ao 1587 HGoltzius.fe."; inscribed in plate along bottom: "Signifer ingentes animos, et corda ministro, / Me stat stante phalanx, me fugiente fugit." Partial "foolscap" watermark along lower sheet edge. A fine impression in fine condition, trimmed to platemark on top and bottom, with margins measuring at least 1/8 inch on left and right sides.
Hollstein notes that it is a view of Haarlem in the background.

$ 15,000