The St. Malchus of Chalcis. He prays while herding sheep. In the background a cottage in the countryside with his wife, who divorced her husband lives as a nun
Engraved by Joan Sadeler I (1550-1660) and designed by Maarten De Vos ( 1532- 1603 )
Solitudo Sive Vitae Patrum Eremicolarum
Hollstein Dutch 382 ( Sadeler)
Hollstein Dutch 969 (de Vos)
This is a good early impression wit nice contrast and no wear at the engraved lines. Trimmed on plate border. With borders on a collection sheet.
In this printing quality rather rare.
- Joan Sadeler (1550-1660)
- Title of artwork
- S. Malchus of Chalcis in a landscape
- In good condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 165×205 mm
- Total dimensions
- 175×220×1 mm