The Farnese Hercules

about 1592–93, dated 1617
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 143; Hollstein 145 ii; Hirschmann 145 ii; Strauss 312 ii

Dimensions

41 x 29.2 cm (16 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P7206

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Wm.: Shield with fleur-de-lis and letters WR (close to Briquet 7165)

Inscription

Lower left: HGoltzius Sculp.../Herman Adolfz excud. Harlemen...Lower margin:...opus posthumum HGoltzy, iam primum divulgat. An.0

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund