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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M9849
People
Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Demogorgon in the Cave of Eternity
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Demogorgon and the Deities
Alternate Title: Demogorgon in the Cave of Eternity, with Ouroboros and Diana of Ephesus
Alternate Title: A Magician Casting Spells
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1588-1590
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/256895
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in black, pale orange, and green inks on white antique laid paper
Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut
Dimensions
block (oval): 35 × 26.2 cm (13 3/4 × 10 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in dark tone block, lowest cloud: HG[monogram].f
  • collector's mark: verso, graphite: s[within a cricle]S / OX [Horace M. Swope (Lugt 2368a)]
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamnp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] M9849
Provenance
Horace M. Swope, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1940
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 294, Hollstein 374, Bartsch 238, Bialer 26b
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Horace M. Swope, Class of 1905
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
M9849
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Susan Dackerman, ed., Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2011), cat. 97 p.384-385, repr.

Exhibition History

Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/06/2011 - 12/10/2011; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, 01/17/2012 - 04/08/2012

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