Standing Officer Holding a Boar's Spear

Standing Officer Holding a Boar's Spear

1586

Hendrick Goltzius

(Dutch, 1558–1617)

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash with red chalk (in the face and hands), heightened with traces of white, over black chalk, incised throughout, framing lines in brown ink and graphite

Support: Beige(1) laid paper, perimeter mounted to cream(3) laid paper

Sheet: 20.6 x 15.6 cm (8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1994.195

Description

Although this image was never directly translated into an engraving, it is the only known preparatory study connected with the Soldiers and Officers series.

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