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Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558 - 1617

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about 1588-1590

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks [black, ochre and brown]

Overall: 13 7/8 × 10 1/4 in. (35.2 × 26.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund, the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund, and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

PR.993.23

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower left, in tan block: HG

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

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2016

ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.

Representations of the Body in Space from the Renaissance to the Present: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 3-March 15, 1998.

Points of View, Art History 2, ARTH 2, Winter 2016, Joy Kenseth and Mary Coffey, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 1-March 13, 2016.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 17-November 20, 2005.

Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to the 18th Centuries, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 24, 1994-February 5, 1995.

Figure Studies, Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 1993-January 9, 1994.

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

Constructing Gender: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, 1500 to the Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 28-April 22, 2012.

An Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to 18th Centuries, Art 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 14, 1993-January 30, 1994.

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 2.

Publication History

Walter L. Strauss, ed., Hendrick Goltzius, 1558-1617, The Complete Engravings and Woodcuts, New York, 1977, no. 424.

Walter L. Strauss, Chiarsoscuro, Greenwich, 1973, no. 139.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.138, ill., no. 80.

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, p. 2-3, ill. p. 3, fig. 4, listed p. 5, no. 2.

Otto Hirschmann, Verzeichnis des graphischen Weks von Hendrick Goltzius. 1558-1617, Leipzig, 1921, no. 370.

Otto Hirschmann, Hendrick Goltzius, (Meister der Graphik 7), Leipzig, 1919, pp. 128, 134, pl. 44.

Nancy Bialler, Chiaroscuro Woodcuts: Hendrick Goltzius and his Time, ex. cat., Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, 1993, pp. 133-37, no. 30c.

F.W.H. Hollstein, Dutch and Flemsih Etchings, Engravings, and Woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700, Amsterdam, 1965, vol. 8, no. 370.

Bartsch, The Illustrated Bartsch, New York, 1982, vol. 3, no. 236.

Provenance

Fussli & Companie (1755-1829), Lugt 1008, Private collection; Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1993.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 236; Hollstein 370; Strauss 424; Bialler 30; with the stamp of Fussli & Cie (1755-1829), Lugt 1008

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