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Hendrick Goltzius

Dutch painter and printmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Artist who successfully disseminated his prints and drawings throughout Europe, famous for his power of imitation. Goltzius transferred control of his print workshop to his stepson Jacob Matham by 1598.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500023327.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Hendrick Goltzius:

Hendrick Goltzius The Lamentation of Christ, 1596 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Bacchus in Half-Length, ca. 1596 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Venus in Half-Length, ca. 1596 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Ceres in Half-Length, ca. 1596 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Massacre of the Innocents, ca. 1584 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius The Last Supper, 1598 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Christ on the Mount of Olives, 1597 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Christ Taken Captive, 1598 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Christ before Caiphas, 1597 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Christ before Pilate, 1596 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Flagellation of Christ, 1597 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Mocking of Christ, 1597 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Ecce Homo (Christ Presented to the People), 1597 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Christ Carrying the Cross, 1597 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius The Three Crosses, 1597 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Entombment, 1596 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Christ on the Cross, 1585 Engraving on laid paper
Hendrick Goltzius Frederick de Vries, 1597 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Portrait of Margaretha Jansdochter, 1580 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Hans Felbier (or Jacob Gyscher), ca. 1580-1617 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Hieronymous Scholiers, ca. 1580-1617 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Portrait of Colonel Jacques de la Faille, 1589 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Josina Hamels, The Wife of N. de la Faille, 1580 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Pike Bearer Standing, 1582 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius Hercules and Cacus, 1588 Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black, yellow, and yellow-green inks on heavyweight laid paper
Hendrick Goltzius Demogorgon in the Cave of Eternity, ca. 1594 Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in ochre, brown, and black inks from three blocks
Hendrick Goltzius Landscape with a Waterfall, ca. 1597-1600 Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black ink from one block on blue paper
Hendrick Goltzius The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus, 1588 Engraving on laid paper
Hendrick Goltzius after Maerten van Heemskerck Portrait of Johannes Zurenus (Jan van Suren), the Magistrate, 1590 Engraving
Hendrick Goltzius after Bartholomaeus Spranger The Body of Christ Supported by Angels, 1587 Engraving
Attributed to Hendrick Goltzius St. John the Baptist, ca. 1595 Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in tan, pale green, and black inks from three blocks
Jacob Matham after Hendrick Goltzius Portrait of Hendrick Goltzius, The Artist’s Stepfather, ca. 1620 Engraving
Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius after Polidoro da Caravaggio The Story of Niobe, plate 1, 1594 Etching
Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius after Polidoro da Caravaggio The Story of Niobe, plate 2, 1594 Etching
Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius after Polidoro da Caravaggio The Story of Niobe, plate 3, 1594 Etching
Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius after Polidoro da Caravaggio The Story of Niobe, plate 4, 1594 Etching
Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius after Polidoro da Caravaggio The Story of Niobe, plate 5, 1594 Etching
Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius after Polidoro da Caravaggio The Story of Niobe, plate 6, 1594 Etching
Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius after Polidoro da Caravaggio The Story of Niobe, plate 7, 1594 Etching
Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius after Polidoro da Caravaggio The Story of Niobe, plate 8, 1594 Etching
Christoffel van Sichem I after Hendrick Goltzius Young Man Playing Cither and Four Singers (The Concert), ca. 1565-1624 Woodcut
Cornelis Ploos van Amstel after Hendrick Goltzius Bust of a Woman, 1770 Color etching
Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius Adam and Eve, 1597 Engraving
Jacob Matham after Hendrick Goltzius A Cardinal Virtue, 1597 Engraving
Christoffel van Sichem I after Hendrick Goltzius Man with a Plumed Cap, 1607 Woodcut
Christoffel van Sichem I after Hendrick Goltzius Judith with the Head of Holofernes, ca. 1565-1624 Woodcut
Jacques de Gheyn St. Matthew, 1588 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. John, 1588 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. Luke, 1588 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. Mark, 1588 Engraving
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Dispute between Jupiter and Juno over Which of the Two Sexes Finds Greatest Pleasure, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Salamacis and Hermaphrodite Transformed into a Single Person, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Apollo Abusing Leucothe in the Form of Eurynome, Her Mother, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Phoebus Exposing Mars and Venus to the Ridicule of the Olympians, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Thisbe Frightened by the Lion, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Tiresias, in the Form of a Woman, Striking Two Coupled Snakes with His Staff, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Tiresias, Having Been Changed into a Woman and Back into a Man, Answers the Question, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Dispute between Jupiter and Juno over Which of the Two Sexes Finds Greatest Pleasure, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Juno in the Form of Beroe, Nurse to Semele, Warning the Young Girl to Beware of Jupiter’s Advances, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Cadmus Sows the Dragon’s Teeth Which Turn into Armed Men, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Cadmus Killing the Dragon, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus, ca. 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Cadmus Asks the Oracle at Delphi Where He Can Find His Sister, Europa, 1615 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Rape of Europa, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Mercury Entering Herse’s Room after Changing Agraulos to Stone, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Minerva Commanding Envy to Remove the Jealousy in the Heart of Agraulos, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Mercury Enamored of Herse, Daughter of Cecrops, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Battus Changed into a Stone, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Apollo Entrusting Chiron with the Education of Aesculapius, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Apollo Killing Coronis, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Neptune Pursuing Coronis, Who Is Changed into a Crow, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Daughters of Cecrops Opening the Casket Entrusted to Them by Minerva, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Apollo and Coronis, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Juno Complaining to Oceanus and Thetis, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Arcas Preparing to Kill His Mother, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Juno Turning Callisto into a Bear, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Diana and Her Nymphs Discovering Callisto’s Pregnancy, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Jupiter Assuming the Form of Diana in Order to Seduce Callisto, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Jupiter and the Other Gods Asking Helios to Resume Control of the Chariot, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Phaeton’s Sisters Changed into Poplars, and Cygnus into a Swan, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Fall of Phaeton, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Phaeton Driving the Chariot of the Sun, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Phaeton Asking for the Chariot, ca. 1590 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Clymene Urging Phaeton to Find Helios, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Mercury Killing Argus, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Pan Pursuing Syrinx, Who Is Changed into a Reed, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Mercury Putting Argus to Sleep, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Jupiter and Io, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The River God Peneus Surrounded by Other Divinities, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Daphne Changed into a Laurel Tree, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Apollo Killing Python, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Deucalion and Pyrra Repeopling the Earth, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Deluge, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Neptune Plotting the Destruction of Man, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Lycaon Changed into a Wolf, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Jupiter Taking Counsel from the Gods about the Destruction of the Universe, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Giants Climbing the Heavens, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Age of Iron, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Age of Bronze, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Age of Silver, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Age of Gold, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius Prometheus Making Man and Animating Him with Fire from Heaven, ca. 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Anonymous after Hendrick Goltzius The Creation of the Four Continents, 1589 Engraving on laid paper
Nicolaes de Bruyn Ecce Homo (Christ Presented to the People), 1618 Engraving
Jacob Matham after Hendrick Goltzius A Cardinal Virtue, 1597 Engraving
Jacob Matham after Hendrick Goltzius A Cardinal Virtue, 1597 Engraving
Jacob Matham after Hendrick Goltzius A Cardinal Virtue, 1597 Engraving
Jacob Matham after Hendrick Goltzius A Cardinal Virtue, 1597 Engraving
Jacob Matham after Hendrick Goltzius A Cardinal Virtue, 1597 Engraving
Jacob Matham after Hendrick Goltzius A Cardinal Virtue, 1597 Engraving
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