31 March 2010
Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617)
Landscape with Waterfall (B. 242; Holl. 378; Strauss 410; Strauss Chiaroscuro 129; Bialler 49)
chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in black, light yellow-green and olive green, circa 1597-1600, watermark Shield with Cross surmounted by a Caduceus (cf. Briquet 5516, dated Amsterdam 1600), a fine impression of this rare print, second, final state (the first state is printed from the line block only), printing with much gaufrage, trimmed to or just outside the borderline and green block, an unobtrusive, backed paper split at centre, the tip of the lower left margin partially made-up, a short tear at the lower sheet edge, otherwise in very good condition
B., S. 113 x 146 mm.
W. P. Babcock (1826-1899), Boston (L. 207); bequeathed to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 1900.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (L. 282), with their de-accession stamp.
With Colnaghi's, London.
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