Recto: Woman holding a Shield
Verso: Fighting scene

Details

  • Title

    Recto: Woman holding a Shield Verso: Fighting scene

  • Artist/maker

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1586
  • Material and technique

    recto: pen and brown ink, with brown wash, heightened with white bodycolour (partly oxidised), on paper, four corners cut (laid down, with bottom corners filled out)
    verso: black chalk, with grey-green wash, on paper (laid down), with traces of old

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 37.9 x 21.9 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.179

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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, I, Netherlandish, German, French and Spanish Schools (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938), 49

Reznicek, Emil Karel Josef, Die Zeichnungen von Hendrick Goltzius: mit einem beschreibenden Katalog, 2 (Utrecht, 1961), 199

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