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Tobias plus timens Deum quam regem rapiebat corpora occisorum et occultabat in domo sua et mediis noctibus sepeliebat ea. (Tobi.2 Cap.4.). Gravure originale du XVIIe siècle

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Tobias plus timens Deum quam regem rapiebat corpora occisorum et occultabat in domo sua et mediis noctibus sepeliebat ea. (Tobi.2 Cap.4.). Gravure originale du XVIIe siècle

s.n., s.l. (Hollande) (Circa 1600), 33x27,5cm (cuvette: 24x21,5cm), une feuille.


Original etching done with chisels from a painting of the sixteenth century by Maarten de Vos (or Martin) .Epreuve on watermarked laid paper, working from the early seventeenth siècle.Il is an illustration of the Book of Tobit (2.9 .) in the Old Testament: "But Tobias fearing God more than the king, removed the bodies of those who were killed, hid them in his house and inhumait overnight." Legend in Latin in the game. bottom of the gravure.Signature artist in the numbered "8" in the lower right corner in the engraving planche.Mention and handwritten "116" marginal entry in the top corner droit.Une handwritten note in pencil Greek characters in the right corner of the basin (translation of the legend) .Filigrane visible transparence.Très rare and tiny foxing mainly marginal, discrete trace of angular bend without damage to etching, otherwise very nice condition for this extremely rare engraving and large fraîcheur.Maarten de Vos (or Martin), Antwerp from 1532 to 1603, was a Flemish painter. He was a pupil of Frans Floris, and then completed his training with Tintoretto. He was responsible for historical paintings in the Mannerist style, including a Holy Paul bitten by a snake on the island of Malta '(1568) which is in the Louvre in Paris. --- 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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