Hendrik Goltzius

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Hendrik Goltzius
1558-1617
The Sense of Smell
ca. 1600
Black and white chalk, traces of red and yellow chalk.
12 3/8 x 8 inches (314 x 203 mm)
Thaw Collection.
2017.101

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Inscribed on verso, at left, in pen and brown ink, 59, and at lower center, in graphite, "600"(?).

Provenance: 
Private collection Belgium; sale, Brussels, Galerie Moderne, August 1984 (according to Brigitte Geerinckx); Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 170, repr.
Denison, Cara D. et al. Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Victor Thaw. Part II. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1985, no. 4.

Associated names: 

Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.

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