Hendrik Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617)
Pietà, 1596. Monogrammed and dated within the plate, pencil annotations and collector's stamp (see below) to verso. Engraving on laid 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),tear to left edge, fox mark u.c.
Provenance: Ex-collection of Arkady Nicolayevitch Alferoff (Russian/German, 1811-1872) per collector's stamp (Lugt, 1727); through to a Massachusetts collecting institution; to Skinner, Inc., Sale 2581B, Lot 53, February 3, 2012; through to the estate of Robert Wynne, Massachusetts.
The tear is a short ragged 1/4 in. tear within the drapery. The sheet is 7 x 4 15/16 in.
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