‘De gelijkenissen van de verborgen schat en de parel’. Etching by Jan Collaert after Ambrosius Francken.
Condition: excellent. Wide margins. Beautiful, sharp print. Watermark (fool’s head with clocks). Clean and fresh page.
The Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl. To right, a man seen from behind, holding a shovel, pointing out to another man before him; behind, to left, a man holding a single pearl and another receiving all the man's savings for it; a house seen behind them and in the background, at a distance, a man with a shovel in a field.
Inventor: Ambrosius Francken (1544 - 1618). Painter and designer of images. Worked in Antwerp. Born in Herentals, died in Antwerp. In 1570 he travelled to Paris and Fontainebleau. Returned to Antwerp and worked as a freelancer.
Engraver: Jan Collaert I (ca. 1525/30 - 1580). Engraver and publisher, probably born in Brussels, where he was active as a designer and painter of tapestries. Settled in Antwerp between 1560-1563; founder of the dynasty, father of Adriaen Collaert and Jan Collaert II.
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- Jan Collaert
- Title of artwork
- The Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl
- Not signed
- In very good condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 22×28 cm
- Total dimensions
- 27×30×0 cm