Neptune and Triton, Ship of Aeneas (Aeneid).
After the Trojan war, Aeneas is trying to get to Italy to start a new kingdom.
Juno asked Aeolus, King of the Winds to start a storm.
Neptune asked by Venus, helps Aeneas by calming the storm. Triton blows his horn to calm the waves.
Crispijn van de Passe, 1589-1637
He was the first of the de Passe dynasty, who teached the art of engraving to other great engravers like Wierix and de Sadeler family.
Hollstein Dutch 852.
Printed on early 17th century laid paper, in very good condition with 0.5 cm margins. Some traces of aging to the right.
Very good dark impression.
Delivered in a museum passepartout.
- Crispijn van de Passe ( 1589-1637)
- Title of artwork
- Neptune and Triton, Ship of Aeneas (Aeneid).
- Not signed
- In very good condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 8.5×13.1 cm
- Total dimensions
- 9.3×13.7×0 cm