"Godfrey of Bouillon; whole-length figure, frontal view, the head in three-quarter profile to left; wearing armour and a helmet and holding a shield with various crosses in his left hand; from a series of nine worthies from the Old Testament and history in strapwork borders".
Original engraving on laid paper in mounted boards; a fairly good impression; silvery, contrasted.
Signed with monogram 'VS' intertwined on a tablet at lower right.
Lettered 'HERCZOG/ GOTFRIDT' in a cartouche at lower centre of the frame. Also lettered 'R G' on the shield. (see images for details].
Made by Virgil Solis.
Height: 85 millimetres
Width: 58 millimetres
Rare work of art from a private collection.
Provenance: Duplicate from British Museum.
Registred shipping: track & trace.
- Virgil Solis [1514-1560]
- Title of artwork
- Herczog Gotfridt [Godfrey of Bouillon wearing armour and a helmet and holding a shield]
- 1530 - 1562
- Signed on print
- In good condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 85×58 mm