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Hendrik Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617) Pietà

Auction:
2581B
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2581B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 03, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Hendrik Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617)

Pietà, 1596. Monogrammed and dated within the plate. Engraving on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (17.5 x 12.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Trimmed just outside of the border (missing the blank space beneath the image), fox mark or stain to image u.r., gentle rippling, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: A Massachusetts collecting institution.
Estimate $800-1,200

Out of the frame the sheet is hinged near the upper corners, and has a shield-like watermark just over 3 inches tall. There is a 3/8 inch tear to the left edge in line with Christ's right hand. There are pencil annotations and an unidentified collector's stamp on the verso.

Keywords

Hendrik Goltzius, Massachusetts, unidentified collector, Automated theorem proving

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