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Maerten Van Heemskerck (1498-1574) - De machten der aarde - Eerste staat - Philip Galle

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Maerten Van Heemskerck (1498-1574) - De machten der aarde - Eerste staat - Philip Galle

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Etching - Signed - 1565

Technique: Etching
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: De machten der aarde - Eerste staat - Philip Galle
Signature: Signed
Artist: Maerten Van Heemskerck (1498-1574)
Sold with frame: No
Total dimensions (in cm): 24 x 31 cm
Picture size (in cm): 20,20 x 25 cm
Year: 1565

Good print with full plate edge and margins on laid paper with watermark. Good condition with no tears, stains or folds.

The different tasks of the three classes - Les different vocation - La charge devine des trois etats.
Pope, Farmer and Emperor - Church, Country and State.

God, sitting on a cloud with cherubs, the kneeling Pope, Emperor and each farmer with an assignment. The pope, as head of the clergy, is expected to pray for the salvation of every individual in the community (Tu precare). The emperor, along with the rest of the ruling class, is expected to the rule of law (Tu iustitiam exercere). These farmer represent the largest part of the population, the third estate. He is required to work in order to feed the rest of the population and prosperity (Tu labora).

N.Hollstein Dutch 299-1 (3) Galle
N.Hollstein Dutch 497-1 (2) Heemskerck
First edition before all the later additions.

Engraver: Philips Galle (1537-1612)
Teacher of Goltzius. Engraver of Brueghel prints. Business manager 'aux quatre vents'

Designer: Maerten Van Heemskerck (1498-1574)
Pupil Jan van Scorel. Translated the Italian Renaissance style to the northern schools.


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  • Excelent, as usual.

    galdocris April 18, 2018

  • two good etchings: the draftman in front of a coastal landscape by Claude Gellée and the hurdy-gurdy player by Joris van Vliet

    user-8ea1bc1 April 17, 2018

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