Phaeton in the palace of Helios.
In the palace asks Phaeton to Helios (The god of the sun) a proof that Helios is his father.
Phaeton kneels before the throne. As proof Helios say's that Phaeton can ask what he wants.
Phaeton asks for the chariot of the sun.
Later it will be the fall of Phaeton.
Engraving made by Hendrick Goltzius (atelier) after his own drawing ca 1590. The composition is in his typical mannerist style. Mannerism at its height.
One of the most beautiful engravings of the series "Ovid's Metamorphoses"
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 552-571 (Hendrick Goltzius); Prints after inventions by Goltzius.
New Hollstein Dutch 552-1(2) First state with the number 1.
Plate signed: HG excud. A° 1590.
In perfect condition, Good dark grey impression with al the details.
Printed on laid paper, on the margins, image complete.
Delivered in a museum passe-partout
- Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617)
- Titolo dell'opera
- Phaeton in the palace of Helios
- 1700 e periodo precedente
- Firmato su lastra
- Eccellenti condizioni
- Dimensioni totali
- 17.6×25.3×0 cm