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The Story of Niobe, plate 6

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The Story of Niobe, plate 6

16th century
260 x 380 mm (10.2 x 15 in.)

Jan Saenredam (aka Jan Pietersz. Saenredam), Dutch, (1565–1607)
After Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, (1558–1617)
After Polidoro da Caravaggio, Italian, (ca. 1499–ca. 1543)

Alternative title: The Punishment of Niobe, plate 6
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
State: Second of four states
Series: 6 from set of eight etchings The Story of Niobe (The Punishment of Niobe)
Marks: Inscribed in plate of plate 4 of this set: “H. Goltzius exe.” and “F. E.”; inscribed in plate of plate 5 of this set: “I Saenredam Sculp.” and “Ao 1594”; inscribed in orange pencil in lower margin, center: “6”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: H. Meijr (mark on plate 1, not this plate)
Bibliography: Huigen Leeflang and Ger Luijten, et al., Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1617): Drawings, Prints, and Paintings (Zwolle: Waanders Publishers, 2003); Hollstein 113 (the set); Bartsch vol. 4, no. 33f.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2006
Accession Number: 2006.9.6

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