Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white over black chalk; incised. There is a doodle in pen and brown ink
10 7/16 x 7 1/8 in. (26.5 x 18.1 cm)
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, in memory of Frits Markus, 1997
Not on view
Signature: At lower center, monogrammed: "HG"
Inscription: At lower center, beneath the framing line, annotated: "Daniel" in pen and brown ink; at lower left, inscribed: "S.". Verso: annotated: "2 drawings of this series / David and Samson are / in the Kupferstich Kabinett / Amsterdam / CB" in graphite
Coghlan Briscoe, Dublin(according to Reznicek); J. Brophy, London(according to Reznicek)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 6, 1997–January 4, 1998.
E. K. J. Reznicek Die Zeichnungen von Hendrick Goltzius. Utrecht, 1961, cat. no. K22, fig. no. 95, p. 244, ill.
J. Q. van Regteren Altena Jacques de Gheyn, Three Generations. vols. 1-3, The Hague, 1983, II: p. 48, ill.
Jan Piet Filedt Kok "Hendrick Goltzius: Engraver, Designer and Publisher 1582-1600." in Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek. vols. 42-43, Zwolle, 1993, cat. no. 67, p. 211.
Carmen C. Bambach, Colta Ives, Carolyn Logan, Nadine Orenstein, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, a selection: 1997-1998." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 56, no. 2, New York, Autumn 1998, entry written by Carolyn Logan, p. 24, ill.