Requires Photography

Persephone (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)

Flora (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)

about 1594
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 236, ii; Hirschmann 370; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), VIII, 370; Strauss 424; TIB comm. .236; Bialler 1983, cat. no. 09; New Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), 298d


Sheet: 35 x 26.6 cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.) Other (oval block border): 34.9 x 26.2 cm (13 3/4 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Signed in light tone block, left center: HG


Watermark: two crowns [?]; verso, collector's stamp in brown ink: [W. G. Allen, L. 3590]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 63.609; in graphite: (458) Allen; H. Goltzius/Bartsch 236


William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955; Lugt 3593), Boston; May 8, 1963, his bequest to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen