Ego dilecto meo, et dilectus meus mihi.
Engraving on hand laid (verge type) paper. Watermark: circle with?.
Sheet size: 34 x 29 cm. Image size: 28 x 22,2 cm.
Published by Johannes Baptista Vrients (1555-1610), who was a Flemish print maker and publisher from Antwerp.
Made by after Maerten de Vos. Maarten de Vos (1532-1603) was an Antwerp painter and draughtsman of the late sixteenth century. His travels to Italy made him adopt the Mannerist style. His designs were very popular and were followed widely.
Condition: Very good, given age. A few tiny pinsize holes. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: CHRIST HELD BY MARY-DESCENT-CROSS