Picturing the Netherlandish Canon, The Courtauld Institute of Art




Hendrick Goltzius
115. Hendrick Goltzius

Etching
Signed 'Hh ex' by Hendrick Hondius, attributed to Robert de Baudous

20 x 12.5 cm

Transcription of Inscription:

HENRICUS GOLTZIUS, MULBRACHT. PICTOR, ET CHALCOG.
Hic Sculptor, pictor multis celebratus in oris,
   Qui multos superat dexteritate manus:
Itala quem tellus miratur ; nobile servat
   Harlemum, Artificum patria et hospitium.

Translation of Inscription:

Hendrick Goltzius of Mülbracht, painter and bronze-engraver
This is the sculptor and painter celebrated in many lands, who surpassed many in the dexterity of his hand, [and] whom the land of Italy admired.  He remains in noble Haarlem, fatherland and guesthouse of artists.


Orenstein 1996, Baudous no. 39
Karel Van Mander's biography of Hendrick Goltzius
Grove Art Online biography




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