Good impression on early watermarked laid paper trimmed on the borderline.
A Sparrow hawk and two other birds.
After a plate from the 1580 series ‘Avium Vivae Icones’ by Adriaen Collaert.
The engraver is unknown. He shows the birds without background.
Adriaen Collaert (ca.1560–1618) was a Flemish designer and engraver. He was the son of Jan Collaert I and Anna van der Heijden. He married Justa Galle, the daughter of the man he worked for, Philip Galle. Adriaen Collaert was the brother of Jan Collaert II, and he had a son, Jan Baptist Collaert II or Jan Collaert III (1591 – 1627/8), and a grandson who followed in his footsteps as print makers and publishers.
- Adriaen Collaert (ca.1560–1618), After
- Title of artwork
- A sparrow hawk and two other birds
- Not signed, Signed
- Overall in fairly good condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 135×180 mm