Hercules Killing Cacus
Hercules and Cacus
1588, printed 1927
Reproduction of Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)
Bartsch 231; Hollstein 373 (reproduction of state iv)
Sheet: 48.3 x 38.2 cm (19 x 15 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Recto, in letterpress below woodcut frame: Ghedruckt t/Amsterdam by Willem Ianssen in de vergulde Sonnewyser.
Signed and dated vertically, on rock center left, cut out of dark tone block: A° 88 HGoltzius Inue.
Recto, in graphite lower left: 63.624; lower right: See other side; Tx/200
William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955; Lugt 3593), Boston; May 8, 1963, his bequest to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen