Requires Photography

Polyhymnia (from the series The Nine Muses)

about 1592
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 153; Hollstein 155 (IV)

Dimensions

Platemark: 25 x 16.7 cm (9 13/16 x 6 9/16 in.) Sheet: 28.7 x 20.4 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1715

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in lower margin, left: Rethorice fontes, luculentaq verba ministrat/Ore manuq docens gestus formare decoros,; right: Hymnosq et Peana canens Polyhymnia letum,/Aonias inter minime postrema sorores.; lower right: F.E. 69

Signed

lower right: HG fecit

Markings

no watermark; verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accesion number in graphite; in graphite: Polymania/B. 153.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock