Lot of 2 fine engravings by Michel Natalis (1610-1668) - Simon Takes the Cross (Crucifixion) &. Christ Enters Jerusalem - c 1620

Description
Lot of 2 fine engravings by Michel Natalis (1610-1668) - Simon Takes the Cross (Crucifixion) &. Christ Enters Jerusalem - c 1620
Engraving, Watercolour - Not signed - 1620c

Michel Natalis (1610-1668) was a painter, artist, and engraver from Belgium who used the best Flemish engravers of the day including members of the Wierix family, C. de Mallory, and A. Collaert, all related to the Galle publishing house in Antwerp. Most of the plates are after drawings of the Italian artist Bernardo Passeri, and a few are after drawings by Martin de Vos.

23.4 x 14.8 cm

Issued in:

Evangelicae historiae imagines: ex ordine Evangeliorum quae toto anno in Missae sacrificio recitandur, in ordinem temporis vitae Christi digestae/auctore Hieronymo Natali Societatis Iesu... (Antwerp, 1593). This edition ca 1620.

This comes from one of the most superb Flemish illustrated works of the sixteenth century and of the Counter-Reformation.

Some marks to margins. Later hand colour.

Lot details
Object
Print
Artist
Lot of 2 fine engravings by Michel Natalis (1610-1668)
Title of artwork
Simon Takes the Cross (Crucifixion) &. Christ Enters Jerusalem - c 1620
Period
1700 and before
Year
1620c
Technique
Engraving, Watercolour
Signature
Not signed
Edition
First State thus
Condition
Good condition
Total dimensions
23.4×14.8×0 cm
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