Requires Photography

Clio (from the Nine Muses series)

about 1592
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 149; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 151

Dimensions

Platemark: 25 x 16.6 cm (9 13/16 x 6 9/16 in.) Sheet: 28.9 x 20.5 cm (11 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1711

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, left of center, within engraved border: 4; in lower margin: Gesta ducum, Regumq canit Parnassia Cleo,/Historicis mandatq modis, et fortia facta/Heroum nè tempus edax, nè conterat etas/Inuidiosa cauet, longumq extentit in Æuum./F.E./65

Signed

lower right: HG. fecit.

Markings

verso: MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1711; in graphite: Clio/B. 149./S/26

Provenance

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock (1826-1899, Boston)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock