Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617) - Cadmus at the Oracle in Delphi

Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617) - Cadmus at the Oracle in Delphi
Incisione - Firmato sulla stampa - 1590 - 1615

Good Impression, with full plate border and margins on a sheet of laid paper.

Metamorphoses III
Cadmus at the Oracle in Delphi; Cadmus kneeling in front of a statue of Apollo at left, asking the oracle where he can find his sister Europa; after Hendrik Goltzius.

Print made by: Hendrik Goltzius (workshop of)
Date: Circa 1590 according to British Museum, ate on the prints suggest the series from the Metamorphoses III were first published in 1615.

Signed in the image An.o 1615" and "HG inventor".
Lower margin with four lines of Latin in two columns by Ryckius: "Europam toto frustra ... / ... habitanda requirit. / G. Rÿckius". Numbered twice in lower corners: "1" and "41"

Hollstein 10-61; 508-559 (after Goltzius)
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 572-583 (Hendrick Goltzius; Prints after inventions by Goltzius)
Bartsch III.108.1

An early work drawn by Goltzius en engraved in his workshop. Print from the first series of scenes from the Metamorphoses whose design occupied Goltzius about 1589. The design sketches for this prints are recorded in some of the greatest museums.

Goltzius made the drawings as designs for the prints. He probably also surveyed the engraving process by a member of his workshop and was involved in the publishing of the series. The mannerist style is at it's best here.

Dettagli lotto
Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617)
Titolo dell'opera
Cadmus at the Oracle in Delphi
1590 - 1615
Firmato sulla stampa
In buone condizioni
Vendita con cornice
Dimensioni dell’immagine
173×253 mm
Dimensioni totali
230×360 mm
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