‘Herman van Swanevelt Inventor fecit et excudit cum privilegio Regis’
Etching on wove (vellin) paper. Watermark: Coat of Arms Michel le Tellier variation with narrow chainlines and countermark..
Sheet size: 33,8 x 25,5 cm. (13,3 x 10 inch). Image size: 27 x 21 cm. (10,6 x 8,3 inch).
From a series ‘Flight to Egypt’. Ref: Hollstein Dutch 8-3(5)
Made by ‘Herman van Swanevelt’ after own design. Herman van Swanevelt (1603-1655) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He was a student of Claude Lorrain. He went to Italy around 1630 and was profoundly influenced by this trip. He is seen as one the major Italianate artists from this period.
Condition: Very good, given age. Printer’s crease at top middle. Wide margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: FLIGHT TO EGYPT-LANDSCAPE-JOZEF LEADING DONKEY TO RIVER-JESUS-MARIA