The last supper. Borders with peacock, snail, butterfly, goose, flowers and fruit.
Emblem: "Celatum Seculis Arcanum".
Ornamental border is engraved by Pieter Huys (1519-1586). Decorated with peacock, snail, butterfly, goose, flowers and fruit.
Two engravings in one print.
Pieter Huys was a Flemish painter, engraver, who worked in Antwerp. He was known for his paintings in the style of Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Hiëronymus Bosch.
Inside the border is the engraving of the last supper made by Jan Wierix (1549-1620) after Pieter van der Borcht (1530-1608). Pieter van der Borcht was a Flemish Renaissance painter, draughtsman and etcher, a friend of Pieter Bruegel the elder.
Jan Wierix was a famous Antwerp engraver, who started to work in the style of Albrecht Dürer.
The engraving also exists without the ornamental border. This is a more luxury version and more rare.
Edited ca 1571, Antwerp. Emblem from "Humanae salutis monumenta".
In very good condition. With 5 - 8 mm margins.
Dark impression on very thin laid 16th century paper.
Delivered in a museum passepartout.
- Pieter Huys (1519-1586), Johannes (Jan) Wierix (1549-1620), Pieter van der Borcht (1530-1608) after.
- Title of artwork
- The last supper. Borders with peacock, snail, butterfly, goose, flowers and fruit.
- Plate signed
- In very good condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 17.2×10.6 cm
- Total dimensions
- 18.8×12.1×0 cm