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A Sea Goddess (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)

Thethys
Amphrite
Aphrodite
Venus Marina
Salacia
Galathea

about 1594
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Sheet (oval cut to block line border): 35.5 x 26.3 cm (14 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.608

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from line block and two tone blocks in ochre and brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in line block, lower right of center: HG. fe.

Markings

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

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; May 8, 1963, his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen