Crispijn van de Passe ( 1589-1637) - Neptune and Triton, Ship of Aeneas (Aeneid).

Description
Crispijn van de Passe ( 1589-1637) - Neptune and Triton, Ship of Aeneas (Aeneid).
Engraving - Not signed - 1606

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.

Franken 1338
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.

Lot details
Artist
Crispijn van de Passe ( 1589-1637)
Title of artwork
Neptune and Triton, Ship of Aeneas (Aeneid).
Year
1606
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Not signed
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
8.5×13.1 cm
Total dimensions
9.3×13.7×0 cm
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