Engraving - Not signed - 1602-1607
|Condition:||In very good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Hercules wrestling with Acheloüs|
|Artist:||Crispijn van de Passe ( 1589-1637)|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Total dimensions (in cm):||14.1 x 10,0|
|Picture size (in cm):||13,0 x 8,9|
Crispijn van de Passe, 1589-1637
He was the first of the de Passe dynasty, who teached the art of engraving to other great engravers like Wierix and de Sadeler family.
Hercules wrestling with Acheloüs.
Hercules fights with the river god Acheloüs to get Deïanira.
Deïanira is the daughter of the river god Oeneus. You see her watching on the mountain in the left.
Acheloüs can change himself into a Bull (to the left) and into a serpent (to the right).
Hercules wins the fight.
Metamorphosis of Ovidius
Franken 1338- 80
Hollstein Dutch 852.
Good dark impression with 0.5 cm margins.
Printed on laid 17th century paper with a large watermark.
Offered in a museum passepartout.
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