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Euterpe (from the Nine Muses series)

about 1592
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 151; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 153

Dimensions

Platemark: 25.1 x 16.8 cm (9 7/8 x 6 5/8 in.) Sheet: 28.2 x 20.5 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1713

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in lower margin: Euterpen calami, et genialis Tibia honestat,/Et quo cantari consuerunt Pythia versu;/Illa Aganippeos colles, saltusq peragrat,/Concentu dulcis, doctoq' Mathemate clara./F E/67

Signed

lower right: HG. fecit.

Markings

no watermark; verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1713; in graphite: S/26

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock