Nox (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)
The Goddess of Night (from the series Demogorgon and the Deities)
designed about 1588–89
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)
Bartsch 237; Hirschmann 372; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), VIII, 372; Strauss 420; TIB comm. .237 (73) S2; Bialler 1983, cat. no. 11; New Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 300a
Sheet (oval): 34.7 x 26.2 cm (13 11/16 x 10 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from a line block and two tone blocks in shades of gray
Not On View
Signed in line block, lower center: HG.f.
Watermark: eagle (Briquet 1460); verso: MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 53.7
Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London; January 8, 1953, purchased from them by the MFA.
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis