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The Roman Heroes

Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617, Dutch)

Complete set of 10 engravings

Hendrick Goltzius, The Roman Heros

Hendrick Goltzius
The Roman Heroes



Date: 1586
Series: Roman Heroes
Medium: Complete set of ten engravings, two framed together
Dimensions: Each 366 x 235 mm. 14 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.                                  
Bartsch 101 and 103; Hollstein 167 and 169, only state, representing Marcus Valerius Corvus and Calpurnius, respectively
Signature: Signed in the plate “HG fecit” bottom and lower left
Annotation: Numbered in the plate lower left; distichs written in the plate bottom
Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; 1972 to David Tunick, Inc. (on trade)
Impression: Very fine/brilliant
Condition: A mixed set possibly assembled, but consistent in quality and mostly in excellent condition, no major flaws, some with wider margins than others, a few on original album sheets