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
Numbered at right corner ".8." and with the monogram on the cave wall at right "MH". In the margin "Daniel interempto ... illesus".
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 100 (Philips Galle)
Riggs 1977 140
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 233.II (Maarten van Heemskerck)
- Maarten van Heemskerck (1498-1574)
- Title of artwork
- Daniel in the lion's den - Philips Galle
- Signed on print
- Overall in fairly good condition with traces of ageing
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 210×243 mm
- Total dimensions
- 260×320×1 mm