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Neptune (from Eight Antique Gods series, 1 of 8 plates)

about 1592
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617), After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, about 1497–about 1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 250; Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. VIII) 298; Leesberg (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Goltzius, part II) 316 (I/I)

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.2 x 21.2 cm (13 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P7275

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper center: NEPTVNVS.; lower left: Polido[r in superscript]us Inue.; lower right, on column base: 2

Signed

Signed in plate, lower right: HG. Sculptor

Markings

Watermark: eagle in circle; verso: collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7275 [Lugt 1870]

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