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Apollo

Sol Walking on Clouds

1588
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 141; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 131

Dimensions

Other (oval): 34.9 x 26.1 cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.) Sheet: 36.2 x 27.3 cm (14 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P7238

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, lower center: A° 88.; in a circle around Apollo's head: Sol rutilus radiante coma, et fulgore corusco Dispellit tenebras, totumq illuminat orbam

Signed

lower center: HG . fe

Markings

watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7238 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 1490

Provenance

Henry F. Sewell (1816-1896, New York); November, 1897, Sewell collection purchased for the MFA by Harvey D. Parker.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund