Thursday, January 2, 2020

01 Painting, The amorous game, Part 55 - With Footnotes

Hendrick Goltzius (Mülbracht 1558-1617 Haarlem)
Unequal Lovers, c. 1615
Oil on canvas
27 x 23 in. (68.5 x 58.5 cm.)
Private collection

Hendrick Goltzius (January or February 1558 – 1 January 1617), was a German-born Dutch printmaker, draftsman, and painter. He was the leading Dutch engraver of the early Baroque period, or Northern Mannerism, noted for his sophisticated technique and the "exuberance" of his compositions. According to A. Hyatt Mayor, Goltzius "was the last professional engraver who drew with the authority of a good painter and the last who invented many pictures for others to copy". In middle age he also began to produce paintings. More Hendrick Goltzius





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