Head of Mercury

Details

  • Title

    Head of Mercury

  • Artist/maker

    Hendrick Goltzius (1558 - 1617)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1587
  • Material and technique

    pen in dark brown ink, on paper (laid down)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 44.4 x 36.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1954.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1954.1

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Further reading

Reznicek, Emil Karel Josef, Die Zeichnungen von Hendrick Goltzius: mit einem beschreibenden Katalog, 2 (Utrecht, 1961), 119

Leeflang, Huigen, Luijten, Ger, Hendrik Goltzius (1558-1617): drawings, prints and paintings (Zwolle / Waanders, 2003), 84

Luijten, Ger, Dawn of the Golden Age: northern Netherlandish art 1580-1620 (Amsterdam and Zwolle / Rijksmuseum and Waanders, 1994)

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