Engraving - Not signed - Ca. 1610
|Condition:||In good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Christ on the cross between grapes|
|Artist:||Hieronymus Wierix (1553 - 1619)|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Picture size (in cm):||9,50 x 7,10 cm|
Good impression with full plate border and margins on laid paper sheet.
Christ on the cross between bunches of grapes. Beneath the large bunch of grapes carried to the promised land.
Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1979 1455a.
Copy in countre-part (Galle or Collaer, Antwerp 1608)
Inventor (after) Hieronymus Wierix (printmaker; Flemish; 1553 - 1619)
One of three brothers, all engravers. Child prodigy. Master in Antwerp in 1572, where remained for the rest of his life. Killed a woman when drunk in 1578. The Wierix are important in Flemish print history. The brothers where natural talents in engraving. They began at a very early age and developed a really virtuoso style. Design was a very natural thing for them and there technical is mostly accumulated in small very detailed and well-done prints. Some experts attribute the quick victory of of the burin-engraving in favor towards woodcuts to there combined effort.
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