Hic Guilielmus erat Dux …
The hermit Saint Guilielmus in his cave.
Engraving on hand laid (verge type) paper. Watermark: cornucopia with grapes.
Sheet size: 24,5 x 20,5 cm. Image size: 19,5 x 16 cm.
By Giovanni Merlo after Raphael Sadeler after Maerten de Vos. Copy in reverse after plate 27 from a series: ‘Sylvae sacrae monumenta anachoretarum’ published c. 1590 (Hollstein 994-1023).
Giovanni Merlo was an Italian 17th. c. engraver and publisher from Venice, particularly known from his monumental panoramic view of Venice made in 1656.
Condition: Very good, given age. Remains of previous attachment at top. Small tear at top, not effecting image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: SAINT GUILIELMUS, HERMIT
Storage code: PCO-C4-41
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