Lot 2376
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GOLTZIUS, H. (Hendrick) (1558-1617). Collection of 5 engravings from the series “The Nine Muses” (printed after 1592).

Various sizes, all behind passepartout. (5x)

¶ Cf. Bartsch 146-149 & 154. Later impressions of beautiful allegorical engravings (with Latin caption by Franco Estius) comprising the muse of epic poetry Calliope (“Prima characteres, vocumq[ue] elementa notanit, [..]”, signed “HGoltzius Inuent. et sculptor”, dated “Ao 1592” & numb. “62” in the plate, ca. 25 x 16,5 cm. A few tears in lower margin repaired with paper on verso), the muse of comedy Thalia (“Quid soccos humiles deceat lasciua Thalia [..]”, monogrammed “HG. Fecit” & numb. “63” in the plate, ca. 25 x 16,5 cm. Sl. cropped to the borderline, vague horizontal fold in the middle & in lower corner), the muse of tragedy Melpomene (“Melpomene ostendit numeros qucis cena Thyeste, [..]”, monogrammed “HG. Fecit” & numb. “64” in the plate, ca. 25 x 16,5 cm. Tipped onto a paper mount, sl. cropped to the borderline, dam. spot in upper left corner, tear in outer margin repaired with paper on verso), the muse of history Clio (“Gesta ducum, Regumq[ue] canit Parnassia Cleo, [..]”, monogrammed “HG. fecit” & numb. “65” in the plate, ca. 25 x 16,5 cm. Tipped onto a paper mount, sl. cropped to the borderline, large brown spot in the middle) & the muse of astronomy Urania (“Vranie celi motus, et Sydera monstrat, [..]”, signed “HGoltius Inuent. et sculpt.” & numb. “70” in the plate, ca. 25 x 16,5 cm. Tipped onto a paper mount, sl. cropped to the borderline).

€ 300,00
€ 500,00
€ 300,00

Hamerprijs: € 300

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