Auxentius of Bithynia, Syria. was a hermit (Syria 400, 473 Mount Scopas).
Here as an hermit on the mount Oxia near Constantinople and he lived afterwards on the mount Scopas.
From "Trophæum Vitæ Solitariæ".
After a painting/drawing of Maerten de Vos (1532-1603).
Maerten de Vos was one of the leading Flemish renaissance painters. He traveled with Pieter Bruegel the Elder to Rome. He delivered many drawings for making engravings. From religious, emblem, allegory, landscapes and portraits often in a mannerist way. He made the best compositions.
Engraved and published by Jan Sadeler (1550-1600) in Venice ca 1600.
He was a Flemish engraver and publisher. He worked with his Brother Raphael Sadeler.
The Illustrated Bartsch 415 1 (2) first state.
Hollstein Dutch 445 1 (2) Jan Sadeler.
In perfect condition, good dark early impression.
Printed on thin laid paper, on the margins, image complete.
Mounted on another laid paper.
Written in old iron ink the number 14.
Delivered in a museum passe-partout.
- Jan Sadeler (1550-1600), Maerten de Vos (1532-1603)
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- The Saint/hermit Auxentius of Bithynia, Syria.
- 1700 und früher
- Signiert in der Platte
- exzellenter Zustand
- 16.8×21×0 cm