Arcadian Landscape

Arcadian Landscape

c. 1615

attributed to Hendrick Goltzius

(Dutch, 1558–1617)

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in blakc and two shades of green

Sheet: 18.2 x 24.4 cm (7 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis B. Williams Collection 1965.311

Catalogue raisonné: Hollstein 377 (VIII)

Description

Engraver Hendrik Goltzius worked in Haarlem most of his life. Goltzius revived the chiaroscuro woodcut technique in the late 16th-century, using both line and tone blocks to create printed works that resembled a type of drawing popular at the time.

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