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Spring, Drawing for Engraving of the Same Subject

Artist:
Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)
Date:
ca. 1594
Medium:
Pen, brown ink, and red-brown wash, with traces of oxidized white lights
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 11/16in. (19.4 x 14.5cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.25.1
Not on view
Signature: At lower right, monogrammed "HG"

Inscription: On the mount (on a separate piece of paper), inscribed "Saenredam . .." in graphite
Henry Scipio Reitlinger (British, 1882–1950); sale, Sotheby's, London, June 22-23, 1954, part of lot 657(sold to J.N. Streep); Bernard Houthakker (born 1884, Amsterdam); Nicolas Beets (Batavia 1878–1963 Amsterdam); Vendor: Robert M. Light & Co., Inc
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 10, 1985–June 9, 1985.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 4, 2010–January 3, 2011.

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag Nederlandsch Muziekleven 1600-1800. 1936, cat. no. 600.

Bernard Houthakker Dessins exposés chez Bernard Houthakker. August 1954, cat. no. 25a, ill.

Sotheby's, London Catalogue of Old Master Drawings of the Dutch and Flemish Schools. 1954, cat. no. 657.

Frits Lugt Les marques de collections de dessins et d'estampes... Supplément. The Hague, 1956, cat. no. 2774a, p. 336.

Robert M. Light & Co., Inc Dutch and Flemish Drawings: 16th and 17th centuries. Boston, November - December 1960, cat. no. 11, ill.

E. K. J. Reznicek Die Zeichnungen von Hendrick Goltzius. Utrecht, 1961, cat. no. 155, p. 299, ill.

Georges Wildenstein "La Chronique des Arts." in La Gazette des Beaux-Arts. vols. 1120-1121, May-June 1962, 14.

Jacob Bean 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, New York, 1964, under cat. 83.

Frima Fox Hofrichter Haarlem: The Seventeenth Century. Exh. cat. Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ, 1983, under cat. 52.

Helen Bobritzky Mules "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 42, no. 4, New York, 1985, p. 5, ill.

Ilja Veldman "Goltzius's Zintuigen, Seizoenen, Elementen, Planeten en Vier tijden van de dag: van allegorie naar de genre-voorstelling" in Goltzius-Studies: Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617). Jan Piet Filedt Kok, Reindert Falkenburg, Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek, nos. 42-43, Zwolle, 1991-1992, p. 315.

Jan Piet Filedt Kok "Hendrick Goltzius: Engraver, Designer and Publisher 1582-1600." in Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek. vols. 42-43, Zwolle, 1993, cat. no. 136, p. 215.

E. K. J. Reznicek "Drawings by Hendrick Goltzius, thirty Years Later: Supplement to the 1961 catalogue raisonné." in Master Drawings. vol. 31, no. 3, Autumn 1993, cat. no. A 303-304.

Christiane Lauterbach "Masked Allegory: The Cycle of the Four Seasons by Hendrick Goltzius, 1594-95." in Simiolus: Netherlands Quaterly for the History of Art. vol. 31 no. 4, 2004-2005, 310.



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