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The Apollo Belvedere

Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617, Dutch)


Hendrick Goltzius, The Apollo Belvedere

Hendrick Goltzius
Apollo Belvedere




Date: ca. 1592-1617
Medium: Engraving
Dimensions: Plate: 411 x 295 mm. 16 1/4 x 11 5/8 in. Sheet: 427 x 295 mm. 16 7/8 x 12 1/8 in.
Reference: Hollstein 147, second state of two, with the caption
Signature: Signed in the plate "HG sculp" on the base of the statue
Watermark: Tower with draped fleece
Provenance: L.P. Terry (Brussels, ca. 1800), Lugt 2389; Emanuel Von Baeyer, London; 2000 to David Tunick, Inc. 
Impression: Excellent, fresh, rich
Condition: Very good; margins all around, some faint creasing; a small, repaired tear (2-3 mm.) at the center right background; a few fox marks visible on verso; glued at top corners to an eighteenth-century album sheet