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La chasse aux porcs-épics

Johannes STRADANUS (inventor) & Adrian COLLAERT

La chasse aux porcs-épics

s.n., s.l. fin XVIe début XVIIe, 34 X 25,5 cm (cuvette: 27,5 X 20,5 cm). , une feuille.


Authentic original engraving chisel made from a drawing of the sixteenth century Johannes Stradanus. Race on watermarked laid paper, work the late sixteenth or early seventeenth century. Signatures of artists in the board. Latin legend at the bottom of the engraving. Handwritten translation of an ancient writing in the bowl: "In the winter, the porcupine is caught by dogs or in nets, or when he fled to hide in dark holes, hunters pursue them with rakes and mattocks ".Filigrane transparence.Les visible margins of the engraving were lined with small pieces of old laid paper glued around the edges on the back of them, otherwise nice condition for this burning very rare.Johannes Stradanus says Giovanni Stradano or Jan van der Straet is a Flemish painter and engraver, born in Bruges in 1523 and died in Florence on February 11 1605 After I started to learn painting from his father, and following the death of the latter, he studied in the studio of Frank Maximiliaan (from 1535-1537) and then in that of Pieter Aertsen in Antwerp (from 1537 to 1540). In 1545, it is a free master in the Antwerp painters' guild. He then begins a journey across Europe: in France, then in Italy, where he lived first in Venice, before settling in Florence. He worked for Cosimo I de 'Medici and working with Giorgio Vasari for the decoration of the Studiolo of Francesco I de' Medici, and that of Clement VII hall of the Palazzo Vecchio. In 1565, he was part of teams of painters and sculptors responsible, under the direction of Giorgio Vasari, to realize the gigantic stage for the entry in Florence Joan of Austria, on the occasion of her marriage to Francis Medici. Greatly influenced by the mannerist, including Michelangelo, Johannes Stradanus contributes to the development of the great history painting to the Italian. He painted several altarpieces for Florentine churches. He also traveled to Rome from 1550 to 1553 and in Naples in 1576 after a trip to Antwerp in 1578, he devoted much of his time to the gravure.Adrian Collaert, born in Antwerp in 1565 and died in 1618, was part a large family of engravers. Trained in the workshop of his stepfather Philip Galle, he began by engraving on copper before specializing in the chisel. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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