The death of Giovanni de Medici at Mantua.
By an attack near his camp and a fortress, Giovanni de Medici is very badly injured and dies.
Original engraving of Hendrick Goltzius.
Plate 8 of a rare 22-part series of prints of the history of Giovanni de 'Medici, called 'dalle Bande Nere'.
This is one of the 6 engravings from this series made by Hendrick Goltzius, the others were engraved by Philips Galle.
After a painting/drawing of Jan Stradanus, Jan van der Straet (1523-1605).
Jan van der Straet worked in Italy, and he inspired and was inspired by Antonio Tempesta.
Engraving made by a young Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1607) in 1576-1583. At the age of 18-20 he engraved the same quality as Philips Galle.
Hendrick Goltzius was one of the leading Dutch golden age painters and engravers. He had his typical mannerist style. His engravings were used as example for many other painters.
Published by Philips Galle (1537-1612) in 1576-1583.
Philips Galle was a Flemish engraver and publisher in Antwerp/ Haarlem. He worked for Hiëronymus Cock and Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
The Illustrated Bartsch 289, First and only state.
Hollstein Dutch 333
Plate signed "Johannes Stradanus invent." "Heinrich Golß fecit" "Philippus Galle excude," and 8
In excellent condition, good dark impression.
Printed on thin laid paper, with very large margins 1-5 cm.
Very rare engraving.
Delivered in a museum passe-partout.
- Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1607) original, Joan Stradanus (1523-1605), Philips Galle (1537-1612)
- Titel van kunstwerk
- The Death of Giovanni de 'Medici at Mantua
- 1700 en eerder
- Gesigneerd in de plaat
- In uitstekende staat
- Totale afmetingen
- 21,8×29,8×0 cm