Engraving - Signed - ca 1578
|Artist:||Jan van der Straet (1523 - 1605)|
|Title of artwork:||Battle wih monstruos snake|
|Condition:||In good condition|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Total dimensions (in cm):||ca 21x28.5cm|
Trimmed on plate border with full image borderline and small margins.
Some thinning of the paper at the corners from a former tipping on an album sheet.
An excellent early impression with good plate tone
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 349.I (Johannes Stradanus)
Baroni Vannucci 1997 699.4
Published by: Philips Galle (1537-1612)
After: Jan van der Straet
Date: Ca. 1595
Jan van der Straet (1523 - 1605)
Also known as; Giovanni della Strada; Stradano, Giovanni; Stradanus, Joannes;
Designer of prints and tapestries, mostly known as Joannes Stradanus; born in Bruges in 1532, received early instruction from his father Jan van der Straet (died 1535) and after his death for two years from Maximillian Franck (1490-1547); 1537-40 trained in Antwerp under Pieter Aertsen), and in c.1545 became a master in that city and that same year travelled to Italy via Lyon, where he worked with Corneille de Lyon ; during his first stay in Florence (1546-50) designed tapestries for Cosimo de' Medici's factory, the Arazzeria Medicea; 1550-3 probably was in Rome where he collaborated with Daniele da Volterra in the Belvedere, deeply influenced by Salviati; back in Florence he made independent tapestry designs and from 1557 onwards worked under Giorgio Vasari's supervision on the decoration of the Palazzo Vecchio; 1563 and again in 1586 and 1591 was an officer of the Accademia del Disegno, painted altarpieces for several Florentine churches; 1578 designed two series of 'Hunting Scenes' engraved by Philip Galle, later republished as one series in c.1596; worked too in Naples on frescoes and easel paintings; 'retired' in1602 from the duties of the Accademia del Disegno and died in Florence 3 November 1605. Jan van der Straet was with Rembrandt, Dürer, Degas or Frabcisco de Goya one of the best engravers of thew world.
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