Maerten de Vos (1532-1603) - The Seven Acts of Mercy - Feeding the hungry

Description
Maerten de Vos (1532-1603) - The Seven Acts of Mercy - Feeding the hungry
Engraving - Not signed - Circa. 1580

Good impression with full plate border and margin. On paper with an early watermark.

Feeding the hungry with Christ looking on; a couple distribute food to various people in need; a bearded man laddles some food from a pot and a crippled beggar reaches out with a bowl; a bedraggled child eats from a bowl nearby; the woman passes loaves of bread to an elderly woman and a mother holding a baby holds out her hand; on full sheet; after Maarten de Vos.
Engraving.

Lettered in margin "ESURIVI ... MANDUCARE".e.

Reference:
Hollstein 622 (Maarten de Vos)

Producer name
Invented by Maarten de Vos.
Published by: Gerard de Jode (1516-1591)

Lot details
Artist
Maerten de Vos (1532-1603)
Title of artwork
The Seven Acts of Mercy - Feeding the hungry
Year
Circa. 1580
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Not signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
195×260 mm
Total dimensions
218×270×1 mm
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