Rare-Antique Master Print-PIERRE HERMITE-MONK-CRUSADES-Moncornet-c.1650

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‘PIERRE L’HERMITE’

– Peter the Hermit (c. 1050-1115 or 1131), also known as Little Peter, Peter of Amiens (fr. Pierre d’Amiens) or Peter of Acheres (fr. Pierre d’Acheres), was a Roman Catholic priest of Amiens and a key figure during the military expedition from France to Jerusalem, known as the People’s Crusade.

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Peter the Hermit (c. 1050-1115 or 1131), also known as Little Peter, Peter of Amiens (fr. Pierre d’Amiens) or Peter of Acheres (fr. Pierre d’Acheres), was a Roman Catholic priest of Amiens and a key figure during the military expedition from France to Jerusalem, known as the People’s Crusade.

Made by Moncornet after an anonymous artist.

Medium: Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 14.5 x 19.5 cm (5.71 x 7.68 inch). Image size: 11 x 15 cm. (4.33 x 5.91 inch).

Condition: very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

PIERRE HERMITE-MONK-CRUSADES | PCO-C45-17

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Source: unknown, to be determined.

Biography engraver: Balthasar Moncornet (c.1600-1668) was a French painter, engraver and print dealer. He is an interesting and talented, but under-appreciated engraver. He is the father of Jean Moncornet.

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Dimensions 19 × 14 × 1 cm

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