Sale: 413 / Old Masters, May 24. 2014 in Munich Lot 14

 
14
Hendrick Goltzius
Kirche an einer felsigen Küste, Ca. 1597-1600.
Woodcut in colors
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,200
Sold:
€ 2,375 / $ 2.612

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Kirche an einer felsigen Küste. Ca. 1597-1600.
Woodcut in colors.
Bartsch III (of III). Strauss 412 III (of III). Hollstein 381 II (of II). Bialler 52/II. Monogrammed in printing block. Fine impression from printing block and two plates in green and ochre. On laid paper, laid on thin cardboard. Trimmed to bordering line. 11,3 x 14,6 cm (4,4 x 5,7 in). Backing board: 18,3 x 20,4 cm (7,2 x 8 in).
Very rare sheet.

After color woodcuts had come up and slowly replaced the laborious coloring by hand in Germany around 1500, Hendrik Goltzius was the first Durch artist to make woodcuts in colors in the late 1580s. The individual colors are applied to the different printing blocks and make for a composition. [CB].

14
Hendrick Goltzius
Kirche an einer felsigen Küste, Ca. 1597-1600.
Woodcut in colors
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,200
Sold:
€ 2,375 / $ 2.612

(incl. 25% surcharge)