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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 Ie

Dimensions

Sheet: 41.2 x 33.4 cm (16 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.602

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from a line block and two tone blocks in tan and dark olive green

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

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

Markings

Watermark [Meder 258?]; verso, collector's stamp in brown: MFA/W.G. ALLEN BEQUEST [Lugt 3593]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 63.602; in graphite: (203) Allen

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