Lot 77: HENDRICK GOLTZIUS Pluto.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in tan, ochre and black, circa 1588-90. 345x260 mm; 13 5/8x10 1/4 inches, thread margins. A superb, richly-inked Bialler c (of c) impression, with the relief from the wood blocks still dinstinct on the verso. Three crown watermark (Briquet 5097, which appears frequently on Goltzius' chiaroscuro woodcuts and dates from circa 1591-1612). Bartsch 233; Hollstein 369; Bialler 29.