Rare Antique Master Print-LANDSCAPE-RIVER-BOATS-THIEF-Jan van de Velde II-1603



River landscape with a dead man being robbed by a thief.


Sheet size: 17 x 9.5 cm.

Ref: Hollstein-Dutch 127-1(2); Franken & van der Kellen 117-1(2).

No. 2 from a series of 6: ‘Vita brevis, spes longa homini, caecusq meatus Pars inopes mundi quantu lacunque sumus.’

Jan van de Velde II (1593-1641) came from the southern Netherlands as a fugitive around 1600 to the northern Netherlands. His father was a writingmaster and Jan was trained as an etcher. He produced many highly important series of landscape prints.

New item – not fully described.

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