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.
- 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,
- Plate signed
- In very good condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 20.3×24.9 cm
- Total dimensions
- 22.9×27.3×0 cm