Maarten van Heemskerck (1498-1574) - Daniel in the lion's den - Philips Galle

Description
Maarten van Heemskerck (1498-1574) - Daniel in the lion's den - Philips Galle
Engraving - Signed on print - 1565

A a rich composition by Maarten van Heemskerck, engraved by Philips Galle. Full plate border and wide margins. Watermarked laid paper with some unobstrusive flattenend folds. A couple of small tear in the wide margins.

Daniel in the lion's den and Habakkuk bringing food; Daniel sits amongst the passive lions in a cave and looks up at an angel swooping in and carrying Habakuk by the hair; after Heemskerck. 1565
Engraving

Numbered at right corner ".8." and with the monogram on the cave wall at right "MH". In the margin "Daniel interempto ... illesus".

Reference:
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 100 (Philips Galle)
Riggs 1977 140
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 233.II (Maarten van Heemskerck)

Lot details
Artist
Maarten van Heemskerck (1498-1574)
Title of artwork
Daniel in the lion's den - Philips Galle
Year
1565
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Signed on print
Condition
Overall in fairly good condition with traces of ageing
Sold with frame
No
Image size
210×243 mm
Total dimensions
260×320×1 mm
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