The Massacre of the Innocents

about 1584
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 023, i (early impresion); Hollstein 17

Dimensions

Sheet (within platemark): 49 x 37.2 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

K4781

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The sketchy drypoint outlines are visible in this early impression of the first state.

Provenance

Frederick Keppel & Co., NY; purchased by S. R. Koehler in 1888; his bequest to MFA 1900

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler