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Hendrick Goltzius

One of Goltzius' paintings is "Lot and his daughters". It shows Lot being seduced by his two daughters. Sodom and Gomorrah are shown burning in the background, with Lot's wife who had turned into a pilar of salt, in front. ()

Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617) was a leading Dutch artist, famous in his days both for his mannerist paintings and engravings. His fame was eclipsed by the achievements of the Dutch Golden Age.

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