Adriaen Collaert (ca.1560–1618), After - A sparrow hawk and two other birds

Adriaen Collaert (ca.1560–1618), After - A sparrow hawk and two other birds
Engraving - Not signed, Signed - 1598-1620

Good impression on early watermarked laid paper trimmed on the borderline.

Avicula, Accipiter
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.

Lot details
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
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