Harmen Jansz Muller (1539 - 1617) - Servo seppellisce il suo talento

Harmen Jansz Muller (1539 - 1617) - Servo seppellisce il suo talento
burin - Plate signed - 1565 -1572

A servant buries his talent.
Parable of the talents (title of the series).

The servant, who has received money from his master to keep, digs a hole to bury it. To the right a ruin and to the left in the background a port. At the bottom of the margin is a reference to the Latin biblical text.

Harmen Jansz Muller (mentioned on the item)
Gerard van Groeningen
Publisher: Gerard de Jode (possibly)
Location of
the printer: Amsterdam
Publisher: Antwerp

1565-1572 and/or 1579-1585
Reference catalogue:
Nuovo Hollstein Dutch 51-1 (2)
Note: Harmen Jansz. pestello
Nuovo Hollstein Dutch 110-1 (2)
Number 3

Explanatory note
Print perhaps used in: Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti (...). Antwerp: Gerard de Jode, 1579 and 1585.

La dinastia Muller, vol. 1, p. 134, cat. N. 51
Gerard van Groeningen, vol. 1, p. 146, n. Cat. 110

Some small cuts at the bottom of the margin, as pictured.

Lot details
Harmen Jansz Muller (1539 - 1617)
Title of artwork
Servo seppellisce il suo talento
1565 -1572
Plate signed
Overall in good condition with traces of ageing and usage
Sold with frame
Image size
292×204 mm
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