Maerten van Heemskerck (1498-1574) after, Philip Galle (1537-1612), 1569-1612 - King Josiah orders the murder of the priests of the temples in Samaria,

Description
Maerten van Heemskerck (1498-1574) after, Philip Galle (1537-1612), 1569-1612 - King Josiah orders the murder of the priests of the temples in Samaria,
Engraving - Plate signed - 1569-1612

King Josiah orders the murder of the priests of the temples in Samaria,

After a drawing of Maerten van Heemskerck (1498-1574).
One of the most important Dutch renaissance painters. The prints after his work were highly sought after in the 16th century in both Antwerp and Amsterdam.

Engraved and edited by Philip Galle (1537-1612) ca 1569-1612.
Philip Galle (1537-1612) was a Flemish engraver and editor in Antwerp/ Haarlem. He worked for Hiëronymus Cock were he engraved after Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The seven virtues is one of his masterpieces.
Then he started to edit for himself.

Considered as one of the very best Flemish renaissance engraver.

New Hollstein Dutch 47-1(3) from the series" the story of Josiah".

In perfect condition, printed on thin laid paper, with 0.5 cm - 1.5 cm margins.
Good dark-grey impression.

Delivered in a museum passepartout.

Lot details
Artist
Maerten van Heemskerck (1498-1574) after, Philip Galle (1537-1612), 1569-1612
Title of artwork
King Josiah orders the murder of the priests of the temples in Samaria,
Year
1569-1612
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
20.3×24.9 cm
Total dimensions
22.9×27.3×0 cm
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