Neptune (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)

Oceanus
Neptune (from the Couples of Gods series)

about 1594
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 232; Hirschmann 367; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), VIII, 367; Strauss 421; TIB comm. 0301.232; Bialler 1983, cat. no. 6; New Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 295d

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.6 x 27.5 cm (14 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.603

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in line block at bottom left of center: HG. F

Markings

Verso, in graphite: (454) Allen; L; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 63.603; MFA stamp in brown: MFA/W.G. ALLEN BEQUEST [Lugt 3593]

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