Hercules Killing Cacus
Hercules and Cacus
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)
Bartsch 231; Hirschmann 373; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), VIII, 373; Strauss 406; TIB comm. 0301.231; Bialler 1983, cat. no. 4; New Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 304 Ij
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from a line block and two tone blocks in ochre and brown
Not On View
Third state (with Janssen’s address)
Coll: Francanzani (?) see L. 1886
Signed and dated vertically, on rock center left, cut out of dark tone block: A° 88 HGoltzius Inue.
PDP Watermark Type: Circle containing crescent. Meder 258, 57 mm.
William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; May 8, 1963, his bequest to the MFA.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen