Hercules Killing Cacus

Hercules and Cacus

1588
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Accession Number

63.601

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from a line block and two tone blocks in ochre and brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Third state (with Janssen’s address)
Coll: Francanzani (?) see L. 1886

Signed

Signed and dated vertically, on rock center left, cut out of dark tone block: A° 88 HGoltzius Inue.

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Circle containing crescent. Meder 258, 57 mm.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen