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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M9842
People
Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Mars in Half Length
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1588
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/256890
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in black, grayish tan, and blue inks on white antique laid paper
Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut
Dimensions
block: 24.7 × 17.5 cm (9 3/4 × 6 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): from old mount: Superb impression / -W.G. R[ussell] A[llen]
  • inscription: in blue block, upper right corner: HG[monogram] fe
  • collector's mark: verso, graphite: s[within a circular borderline] S / F N O [Horace M. Swope (Lugt 2368). Lugt indicates that the second line of letters, in this case F N O, are perhaps price indications.]
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 9842
  • collector's mark: verso, brown ink: B. Vol. III. No. 230. [probably associated with] J. A. Boerner / pmd [Johann Andreas Boerner (Lugt 270)]
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: Goltzius / a71133/anx- / 154/271 / 158 / a[in a circle]
Provenance
Horace M. Swope, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1940
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iiia/iiic
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 303, Hollstein 366, Bartsch 230, Bialler 24
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Horace M. Swope, Class of 1905
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
M9842
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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