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Hercules killing Cacus: 23.K.2-287

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Hercules killing Cacus


Printmaker: Goltzius, Hendrik



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


16th Century
Production date: AD 1588


Line block and two tone blocks in yellow and green. With the address of Willem Jansz. Blaeu below.

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Colour printing
Chiaroscuro woodcut

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.2-287
Primary reference Number: 119487
Bartsch: 231
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 373
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 304 Ih
Illustrated Bartsch: .231 S3
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 September 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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