Nox (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)

The Goddess of Night (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)

designed about 1588–89
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

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) 300a

Dimensions

Sheet (oval): 34.7 x 26.2 cm (13 11/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.7

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from a line block and two tone blocks in shades of gray

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in line block, lower center: HG.f.

Markings

Watermark: eagle (Briquet 1460); verso: MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 53.7

Provenance

Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London; January 8, 1953, purchased from them by the MFA.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis