Giovanni de Medici surrounded in Rome. Two armies fighting at the bridge of Castel Sant'Angelo.
The young Giovanni de Medici, 'dalle Bande Nere', fighting in the middle with his sword against the Orsini family.
Two statues at the bridge Saint Paul and Saint Peter.
First Plate of a rare 22-part series of prints of the history of Giovanni de 'Medici, called 'dalle Bande Nere'.
There are about 6 engravings from this series made by Hendrick Goltzius, the others were engraved by Philips Galle.
After a painting/drawing of Jan Stradanus, Jan van der Straet (1523-1605).
After a drawing/painting made in Florence.
Jan van der Straet worked in Italy, and he inspired and was inspired by Antonio Tempesta.
Here it was engraved and published by Philips Galle (1537-1612) in 1576-1583.
Philips Galle was a Flemish engraver and publisher in Antwerp/ Haarlem. He worked for Hiëronymus Cock and Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
New Hollstein Dutch 353-1(2). First state with the number 1.
Hollstein Dutch 489 1(2) First state.
Plate signed "Johannes Stradanus invétor." "Philippus Galle sculpsit et excudit" First state , first edition.
In excellent condition, very good dark impression.
Printed on thin laid paper with very large margins.
Delivered in a museum passe-partout.
- Joan Stradanus (1523-1605), Philips Galle (1537-1612)
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- Giovanni de Medici surrounded in Rome. Two armies fighting at the bridge of Castel Sant'Angelo.
- 1700 und früher
- Signiert in der Platte
- exzellenter Zustand
- 22.2×29.8×0 cm