Venus and Cupid

Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558 - 1617


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Engraving on paper

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

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



Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



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Research Area


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.

Works on Paper: Studies in Contrast, Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Class of 1967 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, January 14-April 9, 2023.


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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