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The Age of Gold (from a series illustrating Ovid's Metamorphoses)

about 1589
School of Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 033 (engravings after designs by Goltzius)

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.5 x 25 cm (6 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1719

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower margin, trimmed off

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, purple MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1719

Provenance

Before 1899, William P. Babcok (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock