Requires Photography

Helios (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)

Aether
Helios (from the Couples of Gods series)

about 1594
Designed by Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 234, i; Hirschmann 371; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), VIII, 371; Strauss 419; TIB comm. 0301.234; Bialler 1983, cat. no. 10; New Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 299c

Dimensions

Sheet (cut to oval line block border): 35.3 x 26.8 cm (13 7/8 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.606

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in yellow-brown, brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

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

Markings

Watermark: [two crowns?]; verso, in black in: O.E. 1/76; in graphite: (456) Allen; collector's stamp in brown ink [twice, overlapping]: [W. G. Allen, L. 3590]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 63.606

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955; Lugt 3593), Boston; May 8, 1963, his bequest to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen