Raphael Sadeler I (1560 - 1628 ) - S. Possidonio with a knight on horseback

Description
Raphael Sadeler I (1560 - 1628 ) - S. Possidonio with a knight on horseback
Engraving - Signed - 1594

A forest landscape. In the foreground, walks St. Possidius Calama, an early Christian hermit in his cave. He looks a knight on horseback rides in the forest.

Engraved by Raphael Sadeler (1560-1628) after a design by n Maarten De Vos ( 1532- 1603 )

From the series Sylvae Sacrae Monumenta (1594).

Reference:
The Illustrated Bartsch 129-2 (2)
Hollstein Dutch 147 ( Sadeler, Raphael)
Hollstein Dutch 1056 (de Vos)

This is a good early impression wit nice contrast and no wear at the engraved lines. Trimmed on plate border. With borders on a collection sheet.

In this printing quality rather rare.

Lot details
Artist
Raphael Sadeler I (1560 - 1628 )
Title of artwork
S. Possidonio with a knight on horseback
Year
1594
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
165×200 mm
Total dimensions
175×205×1 mm
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