Mars and Venus Surprised by Vulcan

Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558 - 1617

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1585

Engraving on laid paper

Overall: 16 9/16 × 12 1/16 in. (42.1 × 30.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund

2005.65.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: HGoltzius Invenit / Sculpsit et diuul.. / gavit. / A 1585.; inscribed, in plate, bottom left: Ut Phabus nitido lasciuum lumine Martem, / Et Paphiae prodit turpia furta Deae:; inscribed, in plate, bottom right: sic fucata Deus sceleratae crimina vitae / cernit, et occultum non finit esse nefas.

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Mary Coffey, Joy Kenseth, Winter 2019

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

Exhibition History

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 21, 2019-January 27, 2020.

Provenance

Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2005.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 139; Hirschmann 137

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