Crispijn de Passe the Elder, after Maarten de Vos - The Rest on the Flight into Egypt; the Holy Family with St John the Baptist

Description
Crispijn de Passe the Elder, after Maarten de Vos - The Rest on the Flight into Egypt; the Holy Family with St John the Baptist
Engraving - Signed on print - 1599

"The Rest on the Flight into Egypt; the Holy Family with the infant St John the Baptist and three angels beneath a palm; one of the angels crowns the Virgin, another sings and the other plays the lute; the Christ child sits in the Virgin's lap and reaches for a grape from a bunch; after Maarten de Vos".

Lettered below left: "M. d. vos inven", centre "Crisp de Passe scalp" and at right "G. de Iode exc".

In margin: "Benedicta tu in mulierib et benedict fruct ventris tui".

Original work in good quality paper and in mounted boards: some time-staining, otherwise in good condition; a clear and bright print; reverse in good condition; with watermark [see images for details]. 

Published by Gerard de Jode, print made by Crispijn de Passe the Elder, after Maarten de Vos.

Circa 1590-1600.

Dimensions:
Height: 250 millimetres
Width: 185 millimetres

Bibliography:
D. Franken 108 

Rare work of art from a private collection.

Registred shipping: track and trace.

Lot details
Artist
Crispijn de Passe the Elder, after Maarten de Vos
Title of artwork
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt; the Holy Family with St John the Baptist
Year
1599
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Signed on print
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
250×185 mm
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