Joan Sadeler (1550-1660) - S. John the hermit

Description
Joan Sadeler (1550-1660) - S. John the hermit
Engraving - Signed - 1598

John the hermit in a cave in the desert. He prays the rosary. In the background is a scholar at the entrance of the cave.

Engraved by Joan Sadeler I (1550-1660) and designed by Maarten De Vos ( 1532- 1603 )

Solitudo Sive Vitae Patrum Eremicolarum

Reference:
Hollstein Dutch 388 ( Sadeler)
Hollstein Dutch 975 (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. John the hermit
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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