Joan Sadeler (1550-1660) - S. Malchus of Chalcis in a landscape

Description
Joan Sadeler (1550-1660) - S. Malchus of Chalcis in a landscape
Engraving - Signed - 1598

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

Reference:
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.

Lot details
Artist
Joan Sadeler (1550-1660)
Title of artwork
S. Malchus of Chalcis in a landscape
Year
1598
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
165×205 mm
Total dimensions
175×220×1 mm
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