Goltzius, Hendrik

Dutch, (1558-1617)

  • Hendrik Goltzius - St. Anthony Tempted
  • St. Anthony Tempted

  • (c. 16th century), engraving
  • 8.1 x 5.6 in. (20.6 x 14.1 cm.)
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Editor’s Note:

    Here is a close up of the pig above:

    pig

About the Artist

Hendrik Goltzius, Dutch, (1558-1617). Goltzius was a printmaker, painter and engraver. He was a leading figure of the Mannerist school of Dutch engravers.

Goltzius’ technique is considered unsurpassed, even by Albrecht Durer. His known prints amount to more than 300 plates.

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A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.