Artist Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558-1617
Artist after Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, Dutch, 1562 - 1638
Title
  • Tantalus
  • The Four Disgracers (series title)
Date 1588
Medium engraving printed in black ink on off-white laid paper
Dimensions Plate (diameter): 13 1/8 inches (33.3 cm)
Sheet: 13 3/4 × 13 7/8 inches (34.9 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Alan, Marianne and Marc Schwartz Fund in honor of DIA 125th Anniversary
Accession Number 2011.1.1
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, lower center: C.C. Pictor Juue. Nioltzius Sculpt. | Ao 1588
Inscribed, in circular border, clockwise from upper center: TANTALVS IN MDYS RESIDENS SITIT ARIDVS VNDIS. QVAM MISER, INTER OPES QVI MALE VIVIR INOPS; HAVD BONA FORTVNÆ QVISQVAM PVTET ESSE BEATA, ILLA BONIS PROSVNT, ILLA NOCENTO MALIS.
Rumbler.
Le Tout Venant (Nivelles, Belgium).
Roger Coisman (Brussels, Belgium).
2011-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)