Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640) - S. Ignatius of Loyola by Bolswert

Description
Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640) - S. Ignatius of Loyola by Bolswert
Engraving - Signed - 1600-1659

St Ignatius of Loyola, half-length to right, holding a book with the Jesuit motto 'Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam', the sacred monogram 'IHS' in flames in top right corner; after Rubens
Engraving

Print made by: Schelte Adamsz. Bolswert
Published by: Schelte Adamsz. Bolswert
After: Peter Paul Rubens

Reference:
Hollstein 2141

This is one from a series of ninety devotional engravings known as 'Vélins' after Rubens, engraved by Schelte Adamsz Bolswert and Cornelis Galle. Schneevoogt (pp.214-217, no.13) and Dutuit (vol.VI, pp.234-236, no.9) only describe 68 plates.

Lot details
Artist
Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640)
Title of artwork
S. Ignatius of Loyola by Bolswert
Year
1600-1659
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
135×95 mm
Total dimensions
210×170×1 mm
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