Engraving - Signed - 1559-1591
|Artist:||Joan Wierix (1539-1620)|
|Title of artwork:||Triumphant Church - Faith trampled Heresy & Death|
|Condition:||In good condition|
|Sold with frame:||No|
Excellent impression of the second state in very good condition.
Full plate border, laid paper, tread margins.
Hard to read watermark (probably Gothic P)
The detail and larger size make it a masterpiece by the artist.
Ecclesia Christi Trivmphans
Landscape with the Faith, behind her the cross. She holds a palm branch in one hand, in the other hand the reins of the bit by which she conquers the heresy. Heresy is trampled by Faith. She sprawls on the floor amidst worldly symbols. On the left in the background a man is picking grapes in a field with vines. On the right in the background a field with ears of corn. Above the air a tetragram, symbol of God the Father. In the margins a six-line caption, in two columns, in Latin.
Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1979 1459 ( II / III)
Hollstein Dutch 1666- ( II / III )
About the state;
The first state, with the publishers address G.D.I. (Gerard de Jode) bottom left
The second state has the word ECLESIAE corrected in ECCLESIA
The third state has the publishers address of P.Firens.
Engraver and Inventor: Johannes Wierix (1539 - 1620)
Master in Antwerp Guild in 1572. Worked for Plantin from 1569. Designed as well as engraved, and worked for other publishers (such as Hans Liefrick, Jan-Baptist Vrints, Philip Galle and Gerard de Jode) as well as publishing himself. In c.1577-9 worked in Delft. Left Antwerp permanently after 1594; settled in Brussels c.1600.
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|Member since:||March 29, 2014|
Good morning, I am very angry for not having received the lot from the Old Master Print. The shipment is not traceable. I wrote a message to the seller. I hope the seller has not received payment.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.objet intéressant, tout à fait conforme à sa définition, emballé avec soin et expédié avec promptitude. Excellente opération et merci à ce vendeur, qui m'a déjà procuré plusieurs jolies gravures.
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.parfait ! (comme toujours avec ce sympathique vendeur), gravure bien emballée, rapidement expédiée, et arrivée en temps et en heure, malgré les difficultés du temps et du lieu... Merci
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