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Print, Apollo Belvedere (Apollo Pythius), ca. 1592–1617

This is a Print. It was print maker: Hendrik Goltzius. It is dated ca. 1592–1617 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

It is inscribed

Initialed in plate on pedestal, left: HG sculp. Imperial privilege in plate on pedestal, right: Cum privil. Sa. Cae. M Captioned in plate on pedestal, center: APOLLO PYTHIVS. Address in plate on table at bottom right: Herman Adolfz excud. Haerlemens Two Latin distichs by Theodorus Schrevelius in margin, left and right: ViX natus annis Deluis vulanijs / Donatus infans, sacra Parnaβi iuga / Petij, draconem matris hostem spiculis / Pythona fixi: nomen inde Pythij Two lines of Latin in margin, center: Statua antiqua Romae in palatio Pontificis belle vider / opus posthumum HGoltzij iam primum divulgate. Ano. M.D.C.XVII. Signed in margin, right corner: Schre[vel] [margin cut]

Cite this object as

Print, Apollo Belvedere (Apollo Pythius), ca. 1592–1617; Print Maker: Hendrik Goltzius (Netherlandish, 1558 – 1617); Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1960-207-2

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