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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26086
People
Workshop of Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch (Mühlbracht 1558 - 1617 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Fire
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Four Elements
Original Language Title: Ignis
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1586
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/59331
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 21.6 × 15.7 cm (8 1/2 × 6 3/16 in.)
sheet: 22.1 × 16.8 cm (8 11/16 × 6 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: HGoltzius excudebat
  • inscription: in plate, upper right: Ignis.
  • inscription: in plate, lower edge of design area, centered: HG[monogram]oltzius excudebat Ao- 1586
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin: Ignea conuexi vis, et fine pondere coelum Emieuit, summaq, locum sibi legit in arce.
  • inscription: lower margin, right corner, graphite: Salamander
  • inscription: upper right corner, brown ink: 107[? the last digit is cut off at its top]
  • inscription: verso, graphite: B. 20 / (III, 121)
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp: NJL [monogram; Norman Jack Leitman (Lugt 4545)]
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] M26086
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 649, Hollstein 495, Filedt Kok 27
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Norman Leitman in honor of Robert M. Light
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
M26086
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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