Antique Print – MYTHOLOGY-MELPOMENE-MUSE – [Hendrik GOLTZIUS, 1592]



Depiction of the muse Melpomene.

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Melpomene ostendit numeros [..].

Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: Coat of arms with a French Lily..
Sheet size: 17.5 x 25.4 cm. Image size: 16.6 x 24.5 cm.

From the series of muses. Very good impression. State: Second state of 5. Ref: NH 131. Provenance: James Burleigh (Lugt 1425).

Made by Hendrik Goltzius after own design. Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617) was a Dutch painter, draughtsman, printmaker and publisher. He was a student of Coornhert. In his early life he was mainly active as engraver. Around 1600 he also started painting.

Condition: Very good, given age. Small margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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Dimensions 17.5 × 17.5 × 1 cm


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