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Jan van der Straet (1523 - 1605) - Battle wih monstruos snake

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Engraving - Signed - ca 1578

Technique: Engraving
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: Battle wih monstruos snake
Signature: Signed
Artist: Jan van der Straet (1523 - 1605)
Sold with frame: No
Total dimensions (in cm): ca 21x28.5cm
Year: ca 1578

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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    fabiobliek May 23, 2018

  • received items just as described,Package took a little longer than expected to arrive but all good and package arrived in perfect condition happy with buy.

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    El objeto está perfecto, la única pega el precio del envío para un paquete en el mismo país, es demasiado caro, más aún cuando no se da la opción de recogida en mano.
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    Alalal May 16, 2018

  • no prob

    radekburda May 9, 2018

  • Todo perfecto, como siempre.

    user-bf23323 May 9, 2018

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