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    Sale 11964

    Prints & Multiples

    15 March 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 8

    Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617)

    Pietà

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    Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617)
    Pietà
    engraving, 1596, on laid paper, without watermark, a fine impression of the second, final state, with the date added on the rock at right, printing with great clarity and contrast, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of blank paper outside the borderline, the lower right corner skilfully made up with pen and ink, a short tear at upper left, otherwise in good condition, framed
    Sheet 178 x 128 mm.


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    Provenance

    Probably Dietrich Schindler (19th cent.), Glarus, Switzerland; then by descent.
    Friedrich Schindler (d. circa 1913), Lindau, Bavaria (L. 2351); probably inherited from the above; presumably sold at H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, 2 May 1913.


    Literature

    Bartsch 41; Hollstein 50; Strauss 331; New Hollstein 31