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Are you interested in this item?This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. Impression on good laid paper from the period, with no folds, tears or stains.With full plate border and wide margins in a clean full sheet of laid paper.An impression from the 17th century. I added an image of the early watermark found on one of the prints of this group.Christ, the Twelve Apostles and PaulJesus Christ as Salvator Mundi, half-length, in profile to left, holding an orbLettered in lower centre: "HG fe.". Lettered in Latin in lower margin: "Marci. XVI" and "Ite in Mvndvm vniversvm, et / prædicate evangelivm omni cre- / aturæ. Qui crediderit, et baptizatus fuerit, saluus erit: / qui uero uon crederit condemnabitur. Porro signa eos qui credider- / int hæc subsequentur. Per nomen meum dæmonia eijcient, et c."Numbered in lower left corner: "7".Reference:Hirschmann 1921 34 Hollstein 34New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 41 (Hendrick Goltzius) Bartsch III.24.43 Excellent engraving made by Hendrick Goltzius himself around 1589 after his own drawing. Hendrick Goltzius is a superb engraver ( look at the hands and face ). Hendrik Goltzius ( 1558 - 1617)Master of Mannerism. One of the greatest engravers and painters of all times.Began as an engraver, and established his own publishing business in Haarlem in 1582. Between 1586 and 1590 Goltzius' print publishing activities blossomed and he travelled to Italy in 1590-91, leaving Jacob Matham and Jan Saenredam in charge of the business. Goltzius gave up the business of printmaking completely after 1598 to concentrate on painting until his death in 1617 20415065

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