• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 50

    Hendrik Goltzius

    Venus and Cupid (B. 257; Holl. 305; S. 284)

    Price Realised  

    Hendrik Goltzius
    Venus and Cupid (B. 257; Holl. 305; S. 284)
    engraving, circa 1590, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in Shield with Crown (cf. Briquet 7210, dated 1585), a fine impression of the second state (of three), on a square sheet, with margins, pale overall foxing, a few touches of graphite along the platemark, otherwise in very good condition
    P. 95 mm. (diameter), S. 104 x 105 mm.


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    Provenance

    Dr. C. D. Ginsburg (1831-1914), Palmer's Green, England (L. 1145); presumably Sotheby's, London, 20-23 July 1915.


    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION