A Sea Goddess (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)
Bartsch 235; Hirschmann 368; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), VIII, 368; Strauss 422; TIB comm. .235; Bialler 1983, cat. no. 7; New Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 296 IIIb
Sheet (oval cut to block line border): 35.5 x 26.3 cm (14 x 10 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from line block and two tone blocks in ochre and brown
Not On View
Signed in line block, lower right of center: HG. fe.
Watermark[?]; verso, collector's stamp in brown ink: [W. G. Allen, L. 3590]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 63.608; in graphite: (457) Allen; c. 10392
William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; May 8, 1963, his bequest to the MFA.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen