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Hendrick Goltzius ( 1558-1617 ) - Phaeton asking his father Helios to drive his chariot - 1590

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Hendrick Goltzius ( 1558-1617 ) - Phaeton asking his father Helios to drive his chariot - 1590

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Engraving dated and signed below in the image.

Technique: Engraving
Year: 16th century
Condition: Overall in good condition
Title of artwork: Phaeton asking to drive his chariot
Signature: Not signed
Artist: Hendrick Goltzius

17,50 op 25,50 cm on plate border.

With full plate border and nice margins in a sheet of laid paper. The corners a bid wrinkled, remains of four hinges at the backside.
No folds or tears inside plate border, a few faded brownish spots.

Phaeton asking his father Helios to drive his chariot; Helios seated on a throne at right holding a sceptre, surrounded by other gods, Phaeton kneeling at left.

Title above: "Ovidii Metam. Lib. II.".
Lettered within image, in lower right: "HGoltzius inuent." and "CIVißcher excud." and "A.o 1590". Lettered in lower margin with four lines of Latin in two columns by Estius: "Tecta petit Phaeton ... / ... pericla sibi. / Estius".

Reference:
Hollstein 10-61; 508-559 (after Goltzius)
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 552-571 (Hendrick Goltzius; Prints after inventions by Goltzius)
Bartsch III.106.21

This is a print from the series of scenes from the Metamorphoses whose design occupied Goltzius about 1589.The design sketches for this prints are recorded in some of the greatest museums. Goltzius made the drawings as designs for the prints. He probably also surveyed the engraving process by a member of his workshop (Jacob Matham, Jan Saenredam, Jan Muller...) and was involved in the publishing of the series.

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    Uitstekend. Maar Google vertalingen kunnen komisch zijn: Klokkenluider (van de NotreDame!!) voor Hunchback (bultenaar).
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