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Hieronymus Wierix (1553 - 1619) - The Holy Kinship

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Hieronymus Wierix (1553 - 1619) - The Holy Kinship

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Location: Belgium
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Engraving - Signed on print - Ca. 1580

Technique: Engraving
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: The Holy Kinship
Signature: Signed on print
Artist: Hieronymus Wierix (1553 - 1619)
Sold with frame: No
Total dimensions (in cm): 19,50 x 14,50 cm
Picture size (in cm): 10,40 x 6,70 cm
Year: Ca. 1580

Excellent impression trimmed on image borderline and glued on a laid paper collection sheet.

The Holy Kinship; interior scene with the Holy Family with the infant sleeping in a cradle, under a canopy, St Anne, St Elizabeth, the Infant St John the Baptist and an angel with a cross and other Passion instruments, to right.
Engraving

Lettered below image: 'Nato mater...baiulo'; signed: 'Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud.', 'Cum Gratia et Privilegio. Piermans'.

Reference:
Alvin 1866 427
Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1979 626
Hollstein 753 (Wierix

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 favour towards woodcuts to there combined efforts.

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Austria $21.08
Belgium $14.05
Canada $23.42
Denmark $21.08
France $17.56
Germany $16.39
Ireland $21.08
Italy $21.08
Luxembourg $16.39
Netherlands $14.05
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Spain $21.08
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Rest of Europe $21.08
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