274. [Dutch]

GOLTZIUS, Hendrick. After Cornelis Cornelisz.

Icarus falling.

Haarlem, 1588

Engraving, 30 cm diameter, laid paper, signed in the plate "C.C. Inve. HG sculp." (some minor foxing).

Under octagonal frame and passe-partout (not studied outside frame).

Plate 2 (of 4) of the series of the "four disgracers", depicting Icarus falling from the sky after flying too close to the sun. His father Daedalus is seen in the background.
Ref. New Hollstein (Goltzius):307.
Prov. Henri Ledoux (coll. stamp at bottom, Lugt 4052).

€ 400 / 600

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