Nox (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)
The Goddess of the Night
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)
Bartsch 237; Hirschmann 372; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), VIII, 372; Strauss 420; TIB comm. .237 (73) S2; Bialler 1983, cat. no. 11; New Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 300c
Sheet: 34.9 x 26.6 cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.) (cut to oval)
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from a line block and two tone blocks in ochre and brown
Not On View
Signed in line block, lower center: HG.f.
Watermark: two crowns; verso, collector's stamp in brown ink: [W. G. Allen, L. 3590]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 63.610; in graphite: (459) Allen; c. 10394[?]
William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; May 8, 1963, his bequest to the MFA.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen