Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617) after Caravaggio, Polidoro [Caldara] da (1499-1543)

Two Sibyls

Two standing sibyls, one holding a roll of paper, the other a book. Latin text at bottom naming Polidoro as designer and Goltzius as engraver: ‘Du[a]e Sybill[a]e Rom[a]e extra portam S. Angeli, a Polidoro… ab Hgoltzio ibidem effigiat[a]e et Calcographa arte culpt[a]e’. On the verso collector’s mark of J. E. Wetterauer (L.3183) and another unidentifiable mark.

Engraving on paper with small margins; plate mark: 242 x 163 mm, total: 253 x 172 mm; state II/3; tiny foxing on the mantel of the sibyl on the right otherwise in outstanding conditions, in passepartout; New Hollstein 323, Bartsch 248, Strauss 297

Incl. BTW  2178,00

Excl. BTW  1.800,00