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Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617) by Anonymous - Calliope the Muse of Poetry - 1592

Lot reference 12960429
 Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617) by Anonymous - Calliope the Muse of Poetry - 1592

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Burin engraving with monogram of Goltzius bottom left

Technique: Engraving
Year: 17th century
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: Golzius - The Muzes
Signature: Signed
Artist: Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617)
Sold with frame: No

25,50 x 17,40 cm on plate border.
Nice laid paper with large watermark of a foolshead with bells.

Conditie: Good condition inside the plate border. Full plate border and margins at three sides, short at bottom beneath the text line.
Small restored gap in the bottom left margin.

Calliope, the epic muse, has an open book in her hand and carries a laurel wreath on her head. To the right of her are books. Under the show two two-part verses in Latin. Signed HG Invent, CJVisscher Excud.

This print was engraved in the 1601-1652 period (source Rijksmuseum Amsterdam). It is an engraving by another hand after the Golzius print known as New Hollstein Dutch 129-copy d (Hirschmann 1921 148, Hollstein 148, Strauss 1977 299, Bartsch III.45.146)
Published by Visscher, his address bottom right.

This is one of a series of nine numbered plates showing the Nine Muses:


Feedback score: 99.5%
Reviews given: 1908
Member since: March 29, 2014
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    Mgiai April 20, 2018

  • Excelent, as usual.

    galdocris April 18, 2018

  • two good etchings: the draftman in front of a coastal landscape by Claude Gellée and the hurdy-gurdy player by Joris van Vliet

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    Thank you ! The item is a interesting way to see a human body (17th c.).
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    Ceren April 17, 2018

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