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Identification and Creation
Object Number
R2054
People
Traditionally attributed to Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Fantasy Portrait of an Old Man with a Hat in Profile
Other Titles
Former Title: Portrait of an Unknown Man
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
after c. 1597
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/244354
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper, darkened to beige
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 19.4 × 16.4 cm (7 5/8 × 6 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: In Randall's hand, transcribed from original mount: H. Goltzius des. et fecit. 4.00
  • inscription: inplate, at right edge of design area: HG [monogram]
  • inscription: verso, graphite: [symbol that looks like an M on its left side, struck through vertically] 4112
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Randall Collection accession stamp (Lugt 2130)] 2054
Provenance
John Witt Randall, bequest to his sister.
Belinda Lull Randall, gift to Harvard University, 1892. sister of John Witt Randall
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iv/iv
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 732, Hollstein 562, Bartsch 85, The Illustrated Bartsch 0302.085
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
R2054
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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