Abraham Bloemaert e Johannes Janssonius - S.Petrus

Abraham Bloemaert e Johannes Janssonius - S.Petrus
Etching - Plate signed - 1609-1611

On laid paper, with wide margins, perfect condition.
Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem, 25 December 1564 – Utrecht, 27 January 1651)
Johannes Janssonius, also known as Jan Janszoon or Jan Janssonius (Arnhem, 1588 - Amsterdam, 1664), was a Dutch cartographer, publisher and engraver.
Willem Isaacsz van Swanenburg (29 January 1580 - 31 May 1612), was a Dutch engraver

Plate no.1: Saint Peter. The scene depicts the saint praying in a cave, seen in profile, on the left is a rooster, a book and the keys onthe bottom right. The third edition by Janssonius; after Abraham Bloemaert c. 1609-1611
Content of inscription
Written within the image, on a rock on the bottom right: ‘A. Bloemaert Inv. / W.Swanenb. Sculp. / Et excud.’.
Within the image, at the bottom centre: Joannes Janssonius excud.
Letters in Latin in the lower margin, two columns with three lines each, by Petrus Scriverius: ‘Ter, gallo cantante, ... / ... referare polos. / PS estemporaneo.’ and ‘S. PETRVS’.
This is one of a series of six numbered plates showing Biblical sinners, after Swanenburg's Abraham Bloemaert (Hollstein 7-12). For a complete set in the British Museum, please see D, 7.88; D, 7,91; D, 7,93-95; D.7.97 e 1861.0713.192.

Lot details
Abraham Bloemaert e Johannes Janssonius
Title of artwork
Plate signed
In good condition
Sold with frame
Image size
27×17 cm
Total dimensions
37×24×1 cm
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