Venus and Cupid (Three Goddesses Seated in the Clouds, Plate 2)

Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558 - 1617



Engraving on paper

Sheet: 13 1/2 × 10 1/16 in. (34.3 × 25.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund and the Barbara Dau ‘78 Fund for European Art



Europe, Netherlands



Object Name




Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower center: HG; printed, in plate, along lower margin: Immenso nostrum spectatur numen in orbe, / Et magnam passim vim mens ignis habet. / Non Dii, non homines ulli mea spicula vitant, / His volucres figo, squamigerumqué genus; stamped, in black ink, on reverse, lower left corner: owner’s mark for Chevalier J. Camberlyn, 1783-1861

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.


Chevalier J. Camberlyn (1783-1861) [Lugt 514]; Ader Auction, Estampes Anciennes et Modernes, Paris, December 2018 lot 64 (sold as Saendredam); Susan Schulman Printseller, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2019.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hollstein (Saenredam) 64; New Hollstein Goltzius 142 II/IV

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